Actin Polymerization in Cell Cytoplasm
Recent theoretical(1) and experimental(2) research strongly supports the existence of coherent electric vibrations inside living matter. Biomolecules, schematized as sets of polar oscillators open to an external energy flow, can oscillate coherently in a particular vibrational mode when appropriate conditions are fulfilled, namely the external energy supply exceeds a certain threshold and is completely dissipated outside. The energy supply in a living cell can be provided by metabolic chemical reactions. Giant coherent oscillations, with typical frequencies of the order of magnitude of 1011–1013Hz, can then be produced and propagate inside cells.
KeywordsActin Polymerization Cell Cytoplasm Nonlinear Refractive Index Electric Birefringence Cell BioI
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