Elastic interaction of point defects on biological membranes.

@article{Marchenko2002ElasticIO,
  title={Elastic interaction of point defects on biological membranes.},
  author={Valeriy I Marchenko and Chaouqi Misbah},
  journal={The European physical journal. E, Soft matter},
  year={2002},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={477-84}
}
The interaction between inclusions mediated by biological membranes undulations is analyzed. The interaction law is interpreted in terms of symmetries associated with inclusions. We show, in particular, that for a C3 and C3v symmetries the interaction law falls as 1/r3. We show that for completely isotropic inclusions, the dominant interaction vanishes to all orders, and the first contribution stems from the induced interaction which behaves as 1/r4. The same law holds for any other symmetry… CONTINUE READING

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