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Can Rfree go up during B-value refinement?

Rob Hooft Rob.Hooft at embl-heidelberg.de
Tue Jun 25 06:12:35 EST 1996

barani at dart.cc.purdue.edu (Raman) writes:

>   Can the B-factors ever be over-refined?

Yes they can. And in many PDB structures they are!

If you're interested in statistics take a look at:


And read the recent paper by D. Tronrud:

   J.Appl.Cryst. (1996), 29, 100--104

and the paper by Konnert and Hendrickson:

   Acta Cryst (1980) A36, 344--350


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