Molecular Machines and Human Disorders
Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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How to Cite
Oosawa, F. 2005. Molecular Machines and Human Disorders. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
Living cells contain various kinds of molecular machine constructed from protein molecules, sometimes with nucleic acid molecules. They work for free energy conversion, information transfer and the performance of specific physical and chemical processes.
- ATP synthetase;
- sliding machine;
- cargo transport;
- myosin family;