[phenixbb] gap between Wilson B and average B

Pavel Afonine pafonine at lbl.gov
Thu May 30 10:02:13 PDT 2013

Hi Fengyun,

thanks for sending me the files. I see you are using an ancient version 
of Phenix (1.8_1069). With the latest version I get Wilson B=106.87 and 
average B=110.40.

Get the latest Phenix (dev-1389 or so) and that will fix the problem.


On 5/30/13 9:04 AM, fn1 at rice.edu wrote:
> Dear all,
> I have a structure at about 3.5 A, which has a wilson B of about 109 
> and has an average B factor from model is only 49 (I did not use TLS). 
>  I read from the previous posts that wilson B is sometimes smaller 
> than average B, but in my case it is reversed. I look at the 
> distribution of model B factors, they are in the range of 8 to 132. Is 
> there any problem with the refinement of this structure? Thanks in 
> advance for all advice!
> Regards,
> Fengyun
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