BME 418: Homework #8 (total points 30). Due November 14, 2016
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1. (10 pts)
(c) express the bending energy for the piece of membrane corresponding to the square 0<x1<1
and 0<x2<1 in the referenc
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1a. A feeling for the numbers:
In order to estimate sizes of biological molecules or cells, it is important to be correctly aware of
units of length, volume and weight because the sc
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2a. Match optical imaging method to thing being imaged (0.6)
a) Conventional transmitted light optical microscopy
b) Confocal microscopy
c) Photoactivated light microscopy
i) Red blo
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HW4
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4. In class we analyzed hydrophobic effects considering 6 orientations of water and its hydrogen
bonding. Now let us analyze the latent heat of melting for 1 cubic centimeter of ice.
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3. A one-dimensional potential energy landscape is given by the equation f(x) = x4 2x2 1. There
are two minima. One at x = -1 and another at x = 1.
(a) Do a Taylor expansion around x
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5. In class, we discussed how to derive relationship between binding energy, concentration, and
probability that a ligand is bound to a receptor. Basically summarized in figure below
Protein acronym
Protein
name
Interacts with
Activity
Outcome
Lectur
e
wee1
wee1
MPF(cdc2
kinase bit)
Phosphorylates
cdc2
Inactivates cdc2
kinase activity
until the P is
removed by
cdc25
phosphatase
Ki