Laser Tweezers in Cell Biology

Laser Tweezers in Cell Biology

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Volume 55 in Methods in Cell Biology is a concise laboratory book that emphasizes the methods and technologies needed to use single polarized laser light source that functions simultaneously as an optical trap and a dual-beam interferometer.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 197.6 x 235 x 17mm | 492.67g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0126393702
  • 9780126393705

Table of contents

Basic laser tweezers, R. Sterba, M.P. Sheetz; limitations - photodamage and heating, S. Kuo; dual beam traps, J. Spudich; trap and cut, M. Berns; AFM-like microscope, A. Stout, W. Webb; single molecules imaging and nano-manipulation of biomolecules, T. Yanagida et al; signals and noise in micromechanical measurements, F. Gittes, C.F. Schmidt; cell membrane mechanics, J. Dai, M.P. Sheetz; application of laser tweezers to studies of the fences and tethers of the membrane skeleton which regulate the movements of plasma membrane proteins, A. Kusumi et al; internal organelles, M. Schliwa.
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