Transport in a molecular motor system

Michel Chipot; Stuart Hastings; David Kinderlehrer

ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis (2010)

  • Volume: 38, Issue: 6, page 1011-1034
  • ISSN: 0764-583X

Abstract

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Intracellular transport in eukarya is attributed to motor proteins that transduce chemical energy into directed mechanical energy. This suggests that, in nonequilibrium systems, fluctuations may be oriented or organized to do work. Here we seek to understand how this is manifested by quantitative mathematical portrayals of these systems.

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Chipot, Michel, Hastings, Stuart, and Kinderlehrer, David. "Transport in a molecular motor system." ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis 38.6 (2010): 1011-1034. <http://eudml.org/doc/194245>.

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author = {Chipot, Michel, Hastings, Stuart, Kinderlehrer, David},
journal = {ESAIM: Mathematical Modelling and Numerical Analysis},
keywords = {Fokker-Planck; weakly coupled system; molecular motor; Brownian rachet; transport.; nonequilibrium systems; fluctuations},
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