Molecular & Cellular Biology
Offices and Labs
3243 Life Sciences Addition
|1960||PhD||Biophysics||University of California, Los Angeles|
|1958||MA||Physiology||University of California, Los Angeles|
|1957||BA||Biophysics||University of California, Los Angeles|
Cell biology and biophysics of muscle and molecular motors
Cell biology and biophysics of muscle and molecular motors. Molecular mechanism of muscle contraction. Ultrastructure and force generation in motor proteins of the myosin and kinesin families.
Specialties / Focus
Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology
- Cell Division and the Cytoskeleton
Advanced cell biology: contractile and motile systems. Muscle biophysics. Motor proteins. DNA motors, structure and function of kinesin.
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Mogilner A, M Mangel, and RJ Baskin. 1998. Motion of molecular motor ratcheted by internal fluctuations and non-linear protein friction. Physics Letters A. 237:297-306
Baskin R J. 1998. Design and use of the centrifuge microscope to assay force production. Methods in Enzymology. 298:413-427
Hall K, D Cole, Y Yeh, and RJ Baskin. 1996. Kinesin force generation measured using a centrifuge microscope sperm-gliding motility assay. Biophysical Journal. 71:3467-3476