Rolands Aravindan, Ph.D.
aravind at charter.net
Sun Nov 30 11:09:52 EST 2003
>So wouldn't protein folding depend on the weather of this low
>probability interacting electron "space", because these
>interactions could shield or expose a "start" in a gravity
>towards a particular fold ?
>I then realised that the electrons are constantly moving so the
>whole protein molecule is constantly dynamically moving anyway.
>And therefore the major folding forces would come from this self
Well, under the theoretical 'low probablility' interacting 'space', there
is a state of equilibrium that is attained by forces that pull in various
directions and there is a certain amount of stability achieved, given
that nothing changes and temperature, pressure, etc., remain
constant. However, in solution, the 'interactions' with the environment,
eg., with molecules of water, can't be avoided.
Rolands G. Aravindan
rolands_aravindan at yahoo.com
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