Molecular motion through a fluctuating bottleneck

N. Eizenberg, J. Klafter

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Abstract

Molecular motion in a series of cavities dominated by time dependent bottlenecks is studied as a model for molecular pathways in biomolecules. The problem is formulated by coupled rate and Langevin equations and is shown to be equivalent to n-dimensional reaction-diffusion equation where n is the number of cavities visited by the molecules. Results are presented for two cavities and a comparison is made between steady state and non steady state results.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)333-339
Number of pages7
JournalMaterials Research Society Symposium - Proceedings
Volume366
StatePublished - 1995
EventProceedings of the 1994 MRS Fall Meeting - Boston, MA, USA
Duration: 28 Nov 19942 Dec 1994

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