Collaps of protein macromolecule induced by a force as an analog of remagnetization
Kurchatov Institute, 123182 Moscow, Russia
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Published online: 3 July 2014
In the framework of the effective field theory for the order parameter, which characterizes the degree of deviating the protein globule structure from its native state, the phase transition of the protein macromolecule from the elastic state into the plastic one under its mechanical stretching is considered. Elastic properties of a protein are studied as a function of the applied force, temperature and the mean coordination number of the protein “network”
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