Molecular machines

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World Scientific , Hackensack, NJ
Cytology, Molecular biology, Bioenergetics, Molecular Structure, Molecular Models, Microbiology, Biomolecules, Cell interaction, Cell Communic
Statementeditor, Benoît Roux
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LC ClassificationsQH506 .M66435 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 275 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25242010M
ISBN 109814343447
ISBN 139789814343442
LC Control Number2012359340
OCLC/WorldCa765783309

Molecular machines are complex biomolecules (protein, DNA, RNA and carbohydrates that consume energy in order to perform specific functions. To understand how these systems perform their functions, it is necessary to have detailed knowledge of the conformational states of these molecular machines, as well as the reaction pathways connecting of these.

Molecular Machines presents a dynamic new approach to the physics of enzymes and DNA from the perspective of materials science. Unified around the concept of molecular deformability―how proteins and DNA stretch, fold, and change shape―this book describes the complex molecules of life from the innovative perspective of materials properties and dynamics, in contrast to structural or purely Cited by: 1.

Molecular Machines presents a dynamic new approach to the physics of enzymes and DNA from the perspective of materials science. Unified around the concept of molecular deformability—how proteins and DNA stretch, fold, and change shape—this book describes the complex molecules of life from the innovative perspective of materials properties and Molecular machines book, in contrast to structural or purely.

The chapters in this volume describe bottom-up strategies and chronicle cutting-edge advances from several of the world’s leading laboratories engaged in the development of molecular Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J.

Fraser Stoddart Molecular machines book. Cambridge Core - Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, and Structural Biology - Molecular Machines in Biology - edited by Joachim Frank. Molecular machines are complex biomolecules, proteins, nucleic acids, and carbohydrates that consume energy in order to perform specific functions.

The concerted action of all those machines underlies all the activities of the living cell. To understand how such molecular machines are able to perform their function, it is necessary to identify the different moving parts and understand how they.

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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.

Following an introduction to the general concepts, the authors go on to discuss devices for processing electrons and electronic energy, memories, logic gates and related systems, and, finally, molecular-scale machines. A molecular machine, nanite, or nanomachine is a molecular component that produces quasi-mechanical movements (output) in response to specific stimuli (input).

In cellular biology, macromolecular machines frequently perform tasks essential for life, such as DNA replication and ATP expression is often more generally applied to molecules that simply mimic functions that occur at.

These are the molecular machines inside your body that make cell division possible. Animation by Drew Berry at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical.

Descartes among the X-ray machines. Mechanisms, molecular machines, and the epistemology of science Life and matter—another history of the molecular life sciences after Constitutive and exemplary: Bacteriorhodopsin, membranes, and the rise of molecular machinery A note on people and places, times and sources Outline of the book.

A molecular machine is a group of molecular components that are able to produce quasi-mechanical movements when exposed to specific stimuli. There are three broad divisions of the molecular machines, namely natural or biological, synthetic, and natural-synthetic hybrid machines.

Biological motors convert chemical energy to produce linear or rotary motion as well as controlling. This book will contain a series of solicited chapters that concern with the molecular machines required by viruses to perform various essential functions of virus life cycle.

The first three chapters (Introduction, Molecular Machines and Virus Architecture) introduce the reader to the best known molecular machines and to the structure of viruses. Molecular Machines - Ebook written by Benoit Roux. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Molecular : Benoit Roux. Molecular machines are tiny energy conversion devices on the molecular-size scale.

Whether naturally occurring or synthetic, these machines are generally more efficient than their macroscale. Molecular Machines in Biology - December Skip to main content Accessibility help This book chapter serves to describe our modern understanding of the structure, function, and evolution of RNAPs in the three principal domains of life: the Bacteria, Archaea, and Eukarya.

Rise of the (molecular) machines: This review discusses the physics of molecular machines in the context of energy landscapes, starting with the F 1 ATPase (shown on the right).

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A significant insight is that the so‐called power stroke is irrelevant for all chemically driven molecular machines but is often important for light‐driven and.

Biological molecular machines are used to transport cargo about a cell (e.g., kinesin), to power the movement of organisms (e.g., bacterial flagellar motors), to synthesize proteins (e.g., the ribosome), and to separate strands of DNA (e.g., helicases). There are many crucial differences between these machines and those familiar to us in the.

‎Today’s science tells us that our bodies are filled with molecular machinery that orchestrates all sorts of life processes. When we think, microscopic “channels" open and close in our brain cell membranes; when we run, tiny “motors" spin in our muscle cell membranes; and when we see, light.

Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J. Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the design and synthesis of molecular machines.

In the early s, Jean-Pierre Sauvage led a research group that developed a way to control molecules by using copper ions, laying the foundation for developing a new kind of Format: Hardcover. Book your free demo and find out what else Mya 4 from Radleys can do. Stoddart’s study showed that molecular machines could influence objects many magnitudes larger than themselves.

The widespread use of molecular-level motion in key natural processes suggests that great rewards could come from bridging the gap between the present generation of synthetic molecular machines—which by and large function as switches—and the machines of the macroscopic world, which utilize the synchronized behavior of integrated components to perform more sophisticated tasks.

‎Many essential processes that occur in the cell, including transcription, translation, protein folding and protein degradation, are carried out by molecular machines.

This edited volume focuses on important molecular machines whose architecture is known and whose functional principles have been esta. 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.

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Book Description. Molecular Biology of Assemblies and Machines presents a comprehensive narrative describing the structures of macromolecular complexes and how they assemble and interact. Richly illustrated, it is written for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and researchers in biochemistry, structural biology, molecular biology, biophysics, cell biology, and microbiology, and will.

‎This book brings together different approaches and strategies to design, synthesize and study single molecular machines and motors in a multidisciplinary way. Written by leading international experts, this book summarizes the advances in the field through a number of disciplines.

Some contribut. Accessible version - transcribing in progress. Structurally, these tiny molecular machines consist of mechanically interlocking molecules, which move and can be controlled by external stimuli. Those features, combined with remarkable architectural versatility, make molecular machines uniquely powerful in the realm of modern technology.

Search within book. Front Matter. Pages I-IX. PDF. Single Molecular Rotor at the Nanoscale. Christian Joachim, James Kazimiez Gimzewski. Pages Rotary Motion in Single-Molecule Machines. Ross Kelly, José Pérez Sestelo. Pages Molecular Machines and Motors Based on Transition Metal-Containing Catenanes and Rotaxanes.

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Molecular Machines and Motors. by. Topics in Current Chemistry (Book ) Share your thoughts Complete your review. Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Springer International Publishing.The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded jointly to Jean-Pierre Sauvage, Sir J.

Fraser Stoddart and Bernard L. Feringa "for the design and synthesis of molecular machines". Both Jean-Pierre Sauvage and Sir J. Fraser Stoddart have also contributed to this book. These “molecular machines” use the energy of chaos surrounding them—in which atoms are buffeted by the random motion of the “molecular storm”— to create order and give rise to life.

Hoffmann provides a rather dry and lengthy historical and philosophical perspective on the definition of life, concluding that it is “the result of Brand: Basic Books.