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The NATO complex examine Institute on Biomechanics of energetic flow and department of Cells used to be held September 19-29, 1993 in Istanbul and the lawsuits are provided during this quantity. Sixty-eight scientists from 16 nations attended. Prof. J. Bereiter-Hahn of Goethe-Universitat, Frankfurt, Germany, Prof. A.K. Harris of the college of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, united states, Prof. R.M. Nerem of Georgia Institute of expertise, Atlanta, united states and Prof. R. Skalak of the college of California, San Diego, united states have been the individuals of the foreign Organizing Committee. because the medical Director of the Institute, I desire to exhibit my honest appreciation for his or her suggestions with no which the Institute couldn't have taken position. This Institute is the 3rd one of many conferences that are now known as "the NATO Istanbul conferences on Cytomechanics". the 1st one was once the NATO complex examine Workshop on Biomechanics of mobile department which was once held October 12-17, 1986 in Istanbul. The lawsuits have been released as NATO ASI sequence A lifestyles Sciences Vol. 132 through Plenum Press in 1987. the second used to be the NATO complex research Institute on Biomechanics of energetic flow and Deformation of Cells which used to be held September 3-13, 1989 in Istanbul. The lawsuits have been released as NATO ASI sequence H : cellphone Biology Vol. forty two via Springer-Verlag in 1990.

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20) once with the x's and once with the y's. 4) The form of v is left unspecified. It may be taken as a Morse potential, a quartic or a quadratic function. 2) using the x' s as well as the y' s simultaneously. For the DNA, the rotations of the base pairs in subsequent stacks along the helices involve an energy commensurate with those entering into the helix deformations and the hydrogen bond stretchings between these. This particular energy is expressed as (Schlick K 71. 5) Above CPj enotes the rotation of the base pairs in the jlh step of the helix with respect to its equilibrium configuration about the helix axis.

Cm 2 . The theoretical results could be plotted in dimensionless units for more general use. However the dimensional plots are preferred for direct comparison with experimental measurements. 0 . j L . - -...... 5 Fig. 5 Axial stretch of a helix. (a) comparison of the experimental and theoretical results; b) respective contributions of torsion and bending to the forcestretch relation; c) the eigenvalues of a helix versus the stretch. 24 respective cllntributions of the bending and the torsion type of deformations.

Phys. Rev. , Soliton cxcitations in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) double helices. Phys. Rev. , (1984). Solitary excitations in deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) double helices. Phys. Rev. A, 30,474-480 Zhang Chun-Ting, Phys. Rev. A35, 886 (1987) Acknowledgement The author acknowledges support from the US Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the Office of Naval Research and the Research Fund at Bogazici University. CYTOKINESIS: THE MECHANISM OF FORMATION OF THE CONTRACTILE RING IN ANIMAL CELL DIVISION Albert K.

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