Table 1: Energies of biomolecular Interactions.


Interaction type Energy (kJ mol −1)

Ion-ion [ 8 ] 150
Ion-dipole [ 8 ] 40-60
Ion-induced dipole [ 8 ] 3-15
Dipole-dipole [ 8 ] 5-25
Hydrogen bond [ 8 , 9 ] 10-40
Dipole-induced dipole [ 8 ] 2-10
Induced dipole-induced dipole [ 8 ] 0.05-4.0
Hydrophobic [ 10 ] 10-12