Excluded Volume Effects in Gene Stretching

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Lam, Pui-Man;
  • Subject: Condensed Matter - Statistical Mechanics | Quantitative Biology

We investigate the effects excluded volume on the stretching of a single DNA in solution. We find that for small force F, the extension h is not linear in F but proportion to F^{\chi}, with \chi=(1-\nu)/\nu, where \nu is the well-known universal correlation length expon... View more
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