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Table 2 Values of the B-factors (Å2) expected when the percentage of solvent tends to 100% (B_max; confidence intervals in parentheses)

From: How large B-factors can be in protein crystal structures

Atom type Resolution range (Å)
0.0–1.5 1.5–1.8 1.8–2.1 2.1–2.4 2.4–2.7 2.7–3.0 3.0–3.3 3.3–4.0
Any 25(2) 31(2) 43(2) 55(3) 61(3) 70(5) 83(9) 80(19)
1 23(2) 30(2) 41(2) 53(3) 59(3) 68(5) 80(9) 77(19)
2 23(2) 30(2) 42(2) 54(3) 60(3) 68(5) 80(9) 77(19)
3 23(2) 30(2) 41(2) 52(3) 57(3) 64(5) 74(9) 71(19)
4 26(2) 33(2) 44(2) 56(3) 62(3) 70(5) 83(9) 84(20)
5 24(2) 31(2) 42(2) 54(3) 61(3) 70(5) 84(9) 84(20)
6 33(3) 39(2) 51(2) 64(3) 70(4) 80(5) 98(11) 102(22)
7 24(2) 31(2) 41(2) 51(3) 56(3) 63(5) 76(9) 72(19)
8 23(2) 30(2) 40(2) 51(3) 56(3) 64(5) 79(9) 72(19)
9 25(3) 32(2) 43(2) 55(3) 62(4) 70(5) 84(9) 81(21)
10 26(4) 32(3) 44(3) 56(4) 61(4) 72(6) 92(11) 90(23)
11 29(3) 35(2) 48(2) 59(3) 67(4) 79(5) 93(10) 94(21)
12 32(3) 39(3) 52(3) 65(3) 73(4) 86(6) 102(11) 106(22)
13 22(4) 25(3) 36(3) 45(4) 51(5) 64(7) 74(12) 57(25)
14 27(5) 30(4) 37(4) 44(5) 57(6) 65(8) 83(13) 76(22)
15 23(2) 30(2) 41(2) 53(3) 59(3) 68(5) 80(9) 76(19)
16 20(3) 29(3) 37(3) 43(4) 47(5) 56(7) 68(12) 63(22)
17 27(4) 32(3) 44(3) 56(4) 62(4) 72(6) 91(11) 90(24)
18 31(3) 36(2) 48(2) 59(3) 66(4) 79(5) 95(10) 94(21)
19 35(4) 38(3) 51(3) 62(3) 70(4) 80(6) 97(10) 100(24)
20 40(4) 43(3) 57(3) 69(3) 74(4) 80(5) 93(11) 98(22)
21 24(2) 30(2) 41(2) 54(3) 60(3) 69(5) 81(9) 77(19)
22 31(3) 37(2) 50(2) 61(3) 68(4) 80(5) 95(10) 95(21)
23 35(3) 41(3) 54(3) 67(3) 74(4) 87(6) 103(11) 107(22)
24 26(2) 32(2) 44(2) 56(3) 62(4) 71(5) 84(9) 85(19)