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Self-focusing and Ponderomotive Forces of Coherent Electric Waves: A Mechanism for Cytoskeleton Formation and Dynamics

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Coherent electric waves have been predicted to exist in biological systems.(1) We try to link the consequences of their propagation in the cell medium to some peculiar features of cell architecture and organization such as cytoskeleton formation and dynamics.(2) This will give a consistency argument m favour of the existence of coherent electric waves m living systems.(3)

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  • Dielectric Permit Tivity
  • Radiation Pressure
  • Gradient Force
  • Ponderomotive Force
  • Electric Wave

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Del Giudice, E., Doglia, S., Milani, M. (1983). Self-focusing and Ponderomotive Forces of Coherent Electric Waves: A Mechanism for Cytoskeleton Formation and Dynamics. In: Fröhlich, H., Kremer, F. (eds) Coherent Excitations in Biological Systems. Proceedings in Life Sciences. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-69186-7_12

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