Langevin dynamics of conformational transformations induced by the charge-curvature interaction

Yuri Borisovich Gaididei, C. Gorria, Peter Leth Christiansen

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Abstract

The role of thermal fluctuations in the conformational dynamics of a single closed filament is studied. It is shown that, due to the interaction between charges and bending degrees of freedom, initially circular chains may undergo transformation to polygonal shape.
Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Biological Physics
Volume35
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)103-113
ISSN0092-0606
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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