Special Issue "Advances in Muscle Contraction Studies"

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A special issue of International Journal of Molecular Sciences (ISSN 1422-0067). This special issue belongs to the section "Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Biophysics".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 October 2010)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Mark L. Richter
Molecular Biosciences, Haworth Hall, Room 4031, 1200 Sunnyside Avenue, Lawrence, KS 66045-7534, USA
Website: http://www.molecularbiosciences.ku.edu/mark-richter
E-Mail: richter@ku.edu
Phone: 785 864 3334
Interests: ATP hydrolysis-driven motor proteins; biochemical and biophysical approaches to examining mechanisms by which protein-protein interactions lead to large conformational changes resulting in translational or rotational motion; structure and function of the photosynthetic F1-ATPase motor protein

Special Issue Information

Keywords

  • muscle contraction mechanism
  • models
  • motor proteins
  • cell motility
  • actin-myosin ATPase
  • physical chemistry of water; water solitons
  • hydraulic compression
  • ATP hydrolysis
  • cytoplasm steaming
  • bioenergetics
  • proton-motive-force
  • Brownian motor
  • actin motors
  • microtubule motors
  • plant specific motors
  • transport of proteins and vesicles
  • RNA polymerase
  • topoisomerases
  • Fokker-Planck equation
  • Monte Carlo method
  • molecular dynamics
  • brownian motor
  • FRET
  • electrophysiology
  • optical tweezers
  • magnetic tweezers
  • locomotion

Published Papers (3 papers)

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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2011, 12(5), 2891-2900; doi:10.3390/ijms12052891
Received: 21 February 2011; in revised form: 17 March 2011 / Accepted: 12 April 2011 / Published: 3 May 2011
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2011, 12(4), 2138-2157; doi:10.3390/ijms12042138
Received: 22 February 2011; in revised form: 10 March 2011 / Accepted: 18 March 2011 / Published: 29 March 2011
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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2011, 12(3), 1660-1671; doi:10.3390/ijms12031660
Received: 16 December 2010; in revised form: 29 January 2011 / Accepted: 23 February 2011 / Published: 4 March 2011
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Last update: 26 February 2014

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