Chapter 5. Motility

  1. Tom A. Waigh

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch5

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

How to Cite

Waigh, T. A. (2007) Motility, in Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch5

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017173

Online ISBN: 9780470513156

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Keywords:

  • thermal fluctuations;
  • fluorescence correlation spectroscopy;
  • X-ray inelastic scattering;
  • dynamic experimental techniques;
  • viscoelastic materials;
  • translational self-diffusion;
  • Quasi-elastic scattering techniques;
  • disk-like adsorber;
  • low Reynolds number conditions;
  • atomic force microscope (AFM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Diffusion

  • Low Reynold's Number Dynamics

  • Motility

  • First Passage Problem

  • Rate Theories of Chemical Reactions

  • Further Reading

  • Tutorial Questions