General method for calculating helical parameters of polymer chains from bond lengths, bond angles, and internal‐rotation angles

  title={General method for calculating helical parameters of polymer chains from bond lengths, bond angles, and internal‐rotation angles},
  author={Hiromu Sugeta and Tatsuo Miyazawa},
Helical conformations of infinite polymer chains may be described by the helical parameters, d and θ (the translation along the helix axis and the angle of rotation about the axis per repeat unit), pi (the distance of the ith atom from the axis), dij, and dij (the translation along the axis and the angle of rotation, respectively, on passing from the ith atom to the jth). A general method has been worked out for calculating all those helical parameters from the bond lengths, bond angles, and… Expand
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