Sensing temperature

@article{Sengupta2013SensingT,
  title={Sensing temperature},
  author={Piali Sengupta and Paul A Garrity},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2013},
  volume={23},
  pages={R304-R307}
}
Temperature is an omnipresent physical variable reflecting the rotational, vibrational and translational motion of matter, what Richard Feynman called the "jiggling" of atoms. Temperature varies across space and time, and this variation has dramatic effects on the physiology of living cells. It changes the rate and nature of chemical reactions, and it alters the configuration of the atoms that make up nucleic acids, proteins, lipids and other biomolecules, significantly affecting their activity… CONTINUE READING

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