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Dynamics of polymer packaging.

Abstract:

We use the stochastic rotation dynamics algorithm to investigate the packaging of flexible and semiflexible polymers into a capsid that is permeable to solvent molecules. The model takes into account hydrodynamic interactions arising due to local flow. The flexible chain maintains a random configuration as it is being fed into the capsid, in contrast to the semiflexible chain, whose configuration is initially spool-like, becoming more random at high packing. We measure the packing rate, which...

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10.1063/1.1798052

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Theoretical Physics
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of chemical physics
Volume:
121
Issue:
17
Pages:
8635-8641
Publication date:
2004-11-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1089-7690
ISSN:
0021-9606
Source identifiers:
21314
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:21314
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uuid:c863d44d-9a02-4389-85ae-771f81c50940
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pubs:21314
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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