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Yanagida Biomotron Project, ERATO, JST, Osaka, Japan
Biophys Chem 68:63-72. 1997....
- Direct observation of single kinesin molecules moving along microtubulesR D Vale
Yanagida Biomotron Project, ERATO, JRDC, Senba Higashi, Osaka, Japan
Nature 380:451-3. 1996..3 M NaCl. Truncated kinesin molecules having only a single motor domain do not show detectable processive movement, which is consistent with a model in which kinesin's two force-generating heads operate by a hand-over-hand mechanism...
- Single-molecule imaging of RNA polymerase-DNA interactions in real timeY Harada
Biomotron Project, ERATO, JST, Senba Higashi 2 4 14, Mino, Osaka 562 0035, Japan
Biophys J 76:709-15. 1999..The present method is potentially applicable to the examination of a wide variety of protein-nucleic acid interactions, especially those involved in the process of transcription...
- Multiple- and single-molecule analysis of the actomyosin motor by nanometer-piconewton manipulation with a microneedle: unitary steps and forcesA Ishijima
Bio Motron Project, ERATO, JRDC, Osaka, Japan
Biophys J 70:383-400. 1996..e., the unitary steps caused by correctly oriented myosin, which were corrected for the stiffness of the needle-to-myosin linkage and the randomizing effect by the thermal vibration of the needle, was approximately 20 nm...