A mini-review of the diffusion dynamics of DNA-binding proteins: experiments and models

  title={A mini-review of the diffusion dynamics of DNA-binding proteins: experiments and models},
  author={Seongyun Park and O-Chul Lee and Xavier Durang and Jae-Hyung Jeon},
  journal={arXiv: Biological Physics},
In the course of various biological processes, specific DNA-binding proteins must find a particular target sequence/protein or a damaged site on the DNA efficiently. DNA-binding proteins perform this task based on diffusion. Yet, investigations over recent decades have found that the diffusion dynamics of DNA-binding proteins are generally complicated and, further, protein-specific. In this review, we collect the experimental and theoretical studies that quantify the diffusion dynamics of DNA… 
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