Energy transfer in molecular devices.

  title={Energy transfer in molecular devices.},
  author={Michele Caraglio and Alberto Imparato},
  journal={Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics},
  volume={90 6},
  • M. Caraglio, A. Imparato
  • Published 9 October 2014
  • Physics, Biology, Medicine
  • Physical review. E, Statistical, nonlinear, and soft matter physics
Protein machines often exhibit long-range interplay between different sites in order to achieve their biological tasks. We investigate and characterize the nonlinear energy localization and the basic mechanisms of energy transfer in protein devices. By studying two different model protein machines, with different biological functions, we show that genuinely nonlinear phenomena are responsible for energy transport between the different machine sites involved in the biological functions. The… Expand
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