International
Tables for
Crystallography
Volume F
Crystallography of biological macromolecules
Edited by M. G. Rossmann and E. Arnold

International Tables for Crystallography (2006). Vol. F. ch. 23.4, p. 627   | 1 | 2 |

Table 23.4.3.1 

C. Mattosa* and D. Ringeb

aDepartment of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, North Carolina State University, 128 Polk Hall, Raleigh, NC 02795, USA, and  bRosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, 415 South St, Waltham, MA 02254, USA
Correspondence e-mail:  mattos@bchserver.bch.ncsu.edu

Table 23.4.3.1| top | pdf |
Specific hydrophilicity values for protein atoms

Atom typeHydrations per occurrence
Neutral oxygen 0.53
Negative oxygen 0.51
Positive nitrogen 0.44
Neutral nitrogen 0.35
Carbon, sulfur 0.08
The average number of hydrations per occurrence was calculated over all atoms within each group.