Gaididei, Yuri Borisovich3; Gorria, C.4; Christiansen, Peter Leth3
1 Department of Mathematics, Technical University of Denmark2 Department of Physics, Technical University of Denmark3 Department of Applied Mathematics and Computer Science, Technical University of Denmark4 unknown
The role of thermal fluctuations in the conformational dynamics of a single closed filament is studied. It is shown that, due to the interaction between charges and bending degrees of freedom, initially circular chains may undergo transformation to polygonal shape.
Journal of Biological Physics, 2009, Vol 35, Issue 1, p. 103-113