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Molecular Motors

Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology)

by Ann O. Sperry

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Humana Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetics (non-medical),
  • Science,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Biochemistry,
  • Immunology,
  • Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics,
  • Medical / Biochemistry,
  • Life Sciences - Biology - Molecular Biology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12325682M
    ISBN 101588296652
    ISBN 109781588296658

    Kenneth W. Foster, in Cell Physiology Source Book (Fourth Edition), IID Energy Transduction. Molecular motors convert chemical or electrical energy to mechanical work and operate close to the level of thermal energy, k B the bacterial flagellar motor, the free energy input from a single ion passing through the cytoplasmic membrane is a single electric charge times the ion-motive.   Molecular motors convert chemical energy into mechanical force and movement. Operating at energies just above those of the thermal bath, these motors experience large fluctuations, and their physical description must be necessarily stochastic. Here, motor operation is described as a biased diffusion on a potential energy surface defined by the interactions of the motor with its track Cited by:

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    The latest knowledge on molecular motors is vital for the understanding of a wide range of biological and medical topics: cell motility, organelle movement, virus transport, developmental asymmetry, myopathies, and sensory defects are all related to the function or malfunction of these minute molecular . Molecular Motors: Methods and Protocols. Methods in Molecular Biology, Volume Edited by Ann O. (New Jersey): Humana Press. $ xi + p.; ill.


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"Molecular Motors is an excellent source book that provides much-needed up-to-date introduction and an important snapshot of current knowledge of a rapidly expanding field of biology." Edgar Meyhofer, Department of mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Advanced Materials, September3, "Molecular Motors is an excellent source book that provides much-needed up-to-date introduction and an important snapshot of current knowledge of a rapidly expanding field of biology." Edgar Meyhofer, Department of mechanical Engineering, University of Michigan, Advanced Materials, September3, Format: Hardcover.

Motor proteins, also known as molecular motors, play important roles in living systems by supporting cellular transport and force generation via the transformation of chemical energy into mechanical work. The book presents established results, theoretical methods, and experimental observations related to biological molecular by: Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

Molecular Motors - Biochemistry - NCBI Bookshelf. A portion of myosin moves dramatically (as shown above) in response to ATP binding, hydrolysis, and release, propelling myosin along an actin filament. This molecular movement is translated into movement of the entire animal, excitingly depicted in da Vinci's rearing horse.

Molecular Motors - Google Books The latest knowledge on molecular motors is vital for the understanding of a wide range of biological and medical topics: cell motility, organelle movement, virus. Biological molecular motors provide most cells with the dynamic systems required for their day-to-day existence.

Examples occur in even the simplest organism (e.g. a bacteria virus), and the range of tasks that they carry out is vast. Over the last few years, there has been a large increase in the study of these motors, and it is becoming apparentCited by: 5. Molecular motor proteins comprise three protein superfamilies: kinesins, dyneins and myosins.

Together, these proteins produce force for movement in an incredibly wide variety of cellular processes including vesicular transport, cell division, nuclear migration, muscle contraction, mechanochemical transduction, among others.

The cutting-edge advances in this research field are nicely pictured in the chapters of this volume. They come from world’s leading laboratories engaged in the development of molecular machines and are authored by some of the most respected scientists in the field.

This volume shows, on the one. A ribosome is a biological machine that utilizes protein dynamics. This article is about biological molecular motors. For man-made molecular motors, see Synthetic molecular motor. Molecular motors are natural (biological) or artificial molecular machines that are the essential agents of movement in living g: book.

Kenneth W. Foster, in Cell Physiology Source Book (Fourth Edition), IID Energy Transduction. Molecular motors convert chemical or electrical energy to mechanical work and operate close to the level of thermal energy, k B T.

In the bacterial flagellar motor, the free energy input from a single ion passing through the cytoplasmic membrane is a single electric charge times the ion-motive force (IMF. Molecular Motors Perhaps the most fascinating proteins that associate with the cytoskeleton are the molecular motors called motor proteins.

These remarkable proteins bind to a polarized cytoskeletal filament and use the energy derived from repeated cycles of ATP hydrolysis to move steadily along it.

Life implies movement. Most forms of movement in the living world are powered by tiny protein machines known as molecular motors.

Among the best known are motors. Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors book. Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors. DOI link for Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors. Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors book. By Anatoly B. Kolomeisky. Edition 1st Edition. First Published eBook Published 21 May Pub.

location Boca by:   Molecular motors are amazing biological machines that are responsible for most forms of movement we encounter in the cellular world.

Three types of cytoplasmic motors. The book presents established results, theoretical methods, and experimental observations related to biological molecular motors. It uses fundamental physical-chemical concepts and methods to develop a systematic theoretical framework for understanding motor protein dynamics.

Book Description. Biological molecular motors provide most cells with the dynamic systems required for their day-to-day existence. Examples occur in even the simplest organism (e.g.

a bacteria virus), and the range of tasks that they carry out is vast. Molecular motors are enzymes that transform chemical energy into mechanical work. In the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells, three different classes of motors that generate linear movement are known to exist – myosin, kinesin and dynein.

Figure 1 shows prototypical representatives of these motor classes. The latest knowledge on molecular motors is vital for the understanding of a wide range of biological and medical topics: cell motility, organelle movement, virus transport, developmental asymmetry, myopathies, and sensory defects are all related to the function or malfunction of these minute molecular machines.

Molecular motors are cellular machines that function by converting chemical energy into mechanical 23 work (Schliwa and Woehlke, ). Motors play key roles in many intracellular biological. Book Description. A Unified Microscopic Approach to Analyzing Complex Processes in Molecular Motors.

Motor Proteins and Molecular Motors explores the mechanisms of cellular functioning associated with several specific enzymatic molecules called motor proteins. Motor proteins, also known as molecular motors, play important roles in living systems by supporting cellular transport and force.A molecular motor is made of either a single macromolecule or a macromolecular complex.

Just like their macroscopic counterparts, molecular motors "transduce" input energy into mechanical work. Dynein Motors: Structure, Mechanochemistry and Regulation Stephen M. King Department of Biochemistry, University of Connecticut, Health Center, Farmington Avenue, Farmington, CT ‐, USACited by: