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2011-08-11 21:49:21

The transport system inside living cells is a well-oiled machine with tiny protein motors hauling chromosomes, neurotransmitters and other vital cargo around the cell.

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2010-02-18 12:55:00

Life’s smallest motor, a protein that shuttles cargo within cells and helps cells divide, does so by rocking up and down like a seesaw.

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2009-08-14 10:00:00

Friction is the force that resists the relative motion of two bodies in contact. The same is true on the nanoscale: Molecular motors have to fight the friction created between them and their tracks.

2009-03-23 08:28:55

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2009-01-09 12:04:51

A group of Dartmouth researchers has found a new function for one of the proteins involved with chromosome segregation during cell division.


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