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Table 5 Hydrophobicity parameters

From: 50 years of amino acid hydrophobicity scales: revisiting the capacity for peptide classification

Index Name Description
0 Max. exact β-strand score (EBSS) Parameter to score the probability of a sequence with ≥10 AA to be a TM β-sheet [16]
1 Min. exact β-strand score (EBSS)
2 Max. alternating hydrophobicity High alternating hydrophobicity probing for polar and unpolar AA alternation typical for transmembrane β-sheets [14, 15]
3 Min. alternating hydrophobicity
4 Max. hydrophobicity-moment α Analyzing the distribution of hydrophobicity considering the amino acid distribution in α-helices with an angle between amino acids of 100° to probe for potential to form a TM α-helix [13]
5 Min. hydrophobicity-moment α
6 Max. hydrophobicity-moment β Analyzing the distribution of hydrophobicity considering the amino acid distribution of β-sheets with an angle between amino acids of 180° to probe for potential to form a TM β-sheet [13]
7 Min. hydrophobicity-Moment β
8 Max. average hydrophobicity Average hydrophobicity of the peptide [33]
9 Min. average hydrophobicity
  1. Shown are the index (column 1), the name (column 2) and the description of the used hydrophobicity parameters (column 3). The description is equal for the minimum and maximum of the used hydrophobicity parameter