Modeling of Nanomachine/Micromachine Crowds: Interplay between the Internal State and Surroundings.

  title={Modeling of Nanomachine/Micromachine Crowds: Interplay between the Internal State and Surroundings.},
  author={Yuichi Togashi},
  journal={The journal of physical chemistry. B},
  volume={123 7},
  • Y. Togashi
  • Published 31 October 2018
  • Physics
  • The journal of physical chemistry. B
The activity of biological cells is primarily based on chemical reactions and typically modeled as a reaction-diffusion system. Cells are, however, highly crowded with macromolecules, including a variety of molecular machines such as enzymes. The working cycles of these machines are often coupled with their internal motion (conformational changes). In the crowded environment of a cell, motion interference between neighboring molecules is not negligible, and this interference can affect the… 
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