Effective tension and fluctuations in active membranes

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Loubet, Bastien; Seifert, Udo; Lomholt, Michael Andersen;
(2011)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevE.85.031913
  • Subject: Physics - Biological Physics | Condensed Matter - Soft Condensed Matter
    arxiv: Quantitative Biology::Subcellular Processes | Physics::Biological Physics | Quantitative Biology::Cell Behavior

We calculate the fluctuation spectrum of the shape of a lipid vesicle or cell exposed to a nonthermal source of noise. In particular we take into account constraints on the membrane area and the volume of fluid that it encapsulates when obtaining expressions for the dep... View more
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