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Latest Molecular motor Stories

2013-12-18 11:42:28

Researchers have created a new type of molecular motor made of DNA and demonstrated its potential by using it to transport a nanoparticle along the length of a carbon nanotube.

2013-04-19 17:55:22

Scientists have revealed how a bacterial enzyme has evolved an energy-efficient method to move long distances along DNA.

2011-11-07 16:43:52

Interdisciplinary research between biology and physics aims to understand the cell and how it organizes internally.

2011-09-20 13:41:22

Dr. Katja Fälber and Professor Oliver Daumke, structural biologists at the Max Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) Berlin-Buch, together with researchers from Freie Universität (FU) Berlin, have determined the molecular structure of dynamin, a ‘wire-puller’ that mediates nutrient uptake into the cell.

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2011-09-05 11:39:59

Researchers have developed an electric motor that is just a billionth of a meter across.

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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2010-11-07 07:33:07

Rice University bioengineers measure pulling power of hitched pairs of protein motors.

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2010-04-16 08:53:21

A University of Utah researcher helped discover how a "wimpy" protein motor works with two other proteins to gain the strength necessary to move nerve cells and components inside them.

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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.

2009-12-02 18:39:59

A new study reveals how molecular motors that power important subcellular movements can generate cyclical motion.


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