On the kinks and dynamical phase transitions of α-helix protein chains

  title={On the kinks and dynamical phase transitions of $\alpha$-helix protein chains},
  author={Haret C. Rosu},
  journal={Il Nuovo Cimento D},
  • H. Rosu
  • Published 4 October 1995
  • Physics, Biology
  • Il Nuovo Cimento D
SummaryHeuristic insights into a physical picture of Davydov’s solitonic model of the one-dimensional protein chain are presented supporting the idea of a non-equilibrium competition between the Davydov phase and a complementary, dynamical-«ferroelectric» phase along the chain. 
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