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Actin pp 123-130 | Cite as

Cytoskeleton, Motile Structures and Macromolecular Crowding

  • Enrico Grazi
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 358)

Abstract

We descrive the effect of macromolecular crowding on the associations of the cytoskeletal and of the motile structures. These effects are due to preferential interactions and have been treated theoretically by many authors1,2,3,4. Occasionally, preferential interactions are taken into account in the study of the biological reactions, their role, however, is not yet adequately recognized.

Keywords

Actin Filament Preferential Interaction Actin Bundle FEBS Letter Binding Isotherm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Enrico Grazi
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  1. 1.Istituto di Chimica BiologicaUniversità di FerraraFerraraItaly

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