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Nonlinearity-induced Conformational Instability and Dynamics of Biopolymers

Mingaleev, S F; Gaididei, Y B; Christiansen, Peter; Kivshar, Yuri

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We propose a simple phenomenological model for describing the conformational dynamics of biopolymers via the nonlinearity-induced buckling and collapse instability. We describe the buckling instability analytically, and then demonstrate its role in the folding dynamics of macromolecules through the three-dimensional numerical simulations of long semiflexible chains.

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Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/94249
Source: Europhysics Letters
DOI: 10.1209/epl/i2002-00209-3

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