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Life in a crowded world Workshop on the Biological Implications of Macromolecular Crowding

@inproceedings{Rivas2013LifeIA,
  title={Life in a crowded world Workshop on the Biological Implications of Macromolecular Crowding},
  author={G. Rivas and F. Ferrone and J. Herzfeld},
  year={2013}
}
Introduction Macromolecules are present as soluble species and/or structural arrays at total concentrations of up to several hundred grams per litre in essentially all physiological compartments. Although local composition varies widely between different systems, it is evident that most macromolecular reactions and processes in vivo—as opposed to typical experiments in vitro in which the total concentration of macromolecules rarely surpasses 1gl−1 (Ralston, 1990; Ellis, 2001)— take place in… Expand
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