Persistence analyzes images of polymers to determine their bending persistence length. Details can be found in the paper referenced below.
Sample data is included in the zip files for tutorial and educational purposes. Updates to the software will be posted as available.
Version 3.0 with manual filament reconstruction now available!
Please address all comments and inquiries to Enrique De La Cruz.
Version 3 for Windows
Version 1 for Mac/Linux. Version 3 coming shortly!
The software, Persistence, is provided as is with no warranty, neither explicit nor implied. We request that any publications including results obtained from use of the software cite our paper Graham JS, McCullough BR, Kang H, Elam WA, Cao W, et al. (2014) Multi-Platform Compatible Software for Analysis of Polymer Bending Mechanics. PLoS ONE 9(4): e94766. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0094766 and include the URL for this page.