Table 2

Summary of the RMSD comparison for the two sides of each palindrome. See text for more details.

Total number of analyzed palindromes

No. of palindromes with P < 0.05

No. of palindromes with P < 0.01

Average RMSD of palindrome sides (Å)

Ratio of random fragments with smaller RMSD values


Structural alignment of the two sides (backbone atoms)

352

9

0

1.995

0.532

Structural alignment of one side with the mirror image of the two sides (backbone atoms)

352

14

4

2.123

0.527

Structural alignment of the two sides (Cα only)

561

10

0

0.964

0.487

Structural alignment of one side with the mirror image of the two sides (Cα only)

561

13

2

0.967

0.487


Sheari et al. BMC Bioinformatics 2008 9:274   doi:10.1186/1471-2105-9-274

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