Methods in Cell Biology: Laser Tweezers in Cell Biology v.55

Methods in Cell Biology: Laser Tweezers in Cell Biology v.55

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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

  • Hardback | 400 pages
  • 192 x 235mm | 690g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • b&w illustrations
  • 0125641575
  • 9780125641579

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.
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