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1982), but we forego this convention here. 8 (green). The rigid limit is also shown. Reprinted with permission from Li and Pielak (2009). Copyright 2009 American Chemical Society. 12 Andrew C. Miklos et al. (Fig. 1). For EX2 exchange, the exchange event (represented by kobs) is rate determining (Eq. 4)). As a result, a plot of log kobs of a given residue versus pH will yield a line of unitary slope with a nonzero intercept. The same result is expected for a plot of log kobs for individual residues for one value of pH versus a second value.

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