Methods in Cell Biology: Laser Tweezers in Cell Biology v.55
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.
- Hardback | 400 pages
- 192 x 235mm | 690g
- 01 Aug 1997
- Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
- Academic Press Inc
- San Diego, United States
- b&w illustrations
Table of contents
Basic laser tweezers, R. Sterba and M.P. Sheetz; limitations - photodamage and heating, S. Kuo; dual beam traps, J. Spudich; trap and cut, M. Berns; AFM-like microscope, A. Stout and W. Webb; single molecules imaging and nano-manipulation of biomolecules, T. Yanagida, T. Funatsu, Y. Harada et al; signals and noise in micromechanical measurements, F. Gittes and C.F. Schmidt; cell membrane mechanics, J. Dai and 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, Y. Sako et al; internal organelles, M. Schliwa.