Fifty Ways to Love Your Lever: Myosin Motors

@article{Block1996FiftyWT,
  title={Fifty Ways to Love Your Lever: Myosin Motors},
  author={Steven M. Block},
  journal={Cell},
  year={1996},
  volume={87},
  pages={151-157}
}
to rock as an entity about its point(s) of contact with the actin filament: the swinging crossbridge model. Throughout the 1970's and 80's, sophisticated biophysi-cal techniques were used to hunt for signs of cross-Princeton, New Jersey 08544 bridge rotation, including EPR and fluorescence spec-troscopy, X-ray and neutron scattering, electric A Century of Effort birefringence, etc. Much of the evidence was equivocal, The ability to produce directed motion is a distinguishing at best. For… CONTINUE READING
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