Section Editors

  • Alberto Diaspro, Italian Institute of Technology
  • Gerhard Gompper, Forschungszentrum Jülich
  • Volkhard Helms, Saarland University
  • Jonathon Howard, Max Plank Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics
  • Werner Kremer, Universität Regensburg
  • Jorg Langowski, Division Biophysics of Macromolecules
  • Sanford Leuba, University Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Dimitrios Morikis, University of California
  • Terrence Oas, Duke University
  • Garegin Papoian, University of Maryland
  • Emad Tajkhorshid, Beckman Institute
  • Dave Thirumalai, University of Maryland
  • Rebecca Wade, Heidelberg Institute for Theoretical Studies
  • Matti Weckstrom, University of Oulu
  • Wei Yang, Florida State University
  • Huan-Xiang Zhou, Florida State University

Executive Editor

  • Simon Harold, BioMed Central

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    Nanoscale microscopy for cancer detection

    Nanoscale changes to the structure of cancer cells can now be detected by a combination of two optical microscopy techniques, providing an earlier and potentially more accurate method of identifying carcinogenesis.

    BMC Biophysics 2014, 7:1
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    Induced fit for LSD1/CoREST and H3-histone

    An induced-fit model is the most representative of LSD1/CoREST-H3-histone non-covalent binding when compared to lock and key and conformational selection models, which has important implications for drug discovery and design of this important epigenetic target.

    BMC Biophysics 2013, 6:15
  • Image attributed to: Fig 1 Materassi et al BMC Biophysics 2013 6,14

    Coordinated behavior of molecular motors

    A novel probabilistic approach to study the behavior of motor-proteins coordinating the transfer of a shared cargo makes it possible to detect rare events in motor protein dynamics that might pass undetected using standard simulation methods.

    BMC Biophysics 2013, 6:14

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