Simulation of Myosin II Dynamics Modeled by a Pulsating Ratchet with Double-Well Potentials

  • A. Buonocore
  • L. Caputo
  • E. Pirozzi
  • L. M. Ricciardi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4739)


A detailed analysis is carried to show that a Brownian motor driven by suitable double-well potentials randomly alternating with realistically chosen parameters can account for the experimentally evaluated relevant quantities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Buonocore
    • 1
  • L. Caputo
    • 2
  • E. Pirozzi
    • 1
  • L. M. Ricciardi
    • 1
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Matematica e Applicazioni, Università di Napoli Federico II, Via Cintia, NapoliItaly
  2. 2.Dipartimento di Matematica, Università di Torino, Via Carlo Alberto, TorinoItaly

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