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A Quantum Model of Allosteric Signalling as a Non-Markovian Effect

  title={A Quantum Model of Allosteric Signalling as a Non-Markovian Effect},
  author={Thibaut Lacroix and Brendon W. Lovett and Alex W. Chin},
Allosteric regulation is a central process in biology where binding at one site of a protein has a reversible action at a distance on another functional site. While many questions about the microscopic mechanisms of allostery remain open, many models point to structural (vibrational) dynamics as the carriers of allosteric signals. These degrees of freedom also constitute the primary environments leading to dissipative effects in molecular quantum systems, but inclusion of functional signalling… 


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