Single molecule enzymology : methods and protocols / edited by Gregory I. Mashanov, Christopher Batters.
Contributor(s): Mashanov, Gregory I [edt] | Batters, Christopher [edt]Material type: TextSeries: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.): v. 778.Publisher: New York : Humana : Springer, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (xi, 294 pages) : illustrations (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781617792618; 1617792616; 9781617792601; 1617792608Subject(s): Enzymology | Mechanical Phenomena | Disciplines and Occupations | Publication Characteristics | Phenomena and Processes | Chemical Phenomena | Physical Phenomena | Chemicals and Drugs | Chemistry | Kinetics | Metabolism | Enzymes | Laboratory Manuals | Biochemical Phenomena | Natural Science Disciplines | Publication Formats | Enzymology | biochemie | biochemistry | enzymologie | enzymology | Proteins and Enzymes | Eiwitten en enzymenGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Single molecule enzymology.DDC classification: 572/.7 LOC classification: QP601 | .S56 2011ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Single enzyme studies: a historical perspective / Alex E. Knight -- Functional surface attachment in a sandwich geometry of GFP-labeled motor proteins / Volker Bormuth [and others] -- Studying kinesin's enzymatic cycle using a single-motor confocal motility assay, employing forster resonance energy transfer / Zdenek Lansky and Erwin J.G. Peterman -- Fluorescence imaging with one nanometer accuracy : in vitro and in vivo studies of molecular motors / Melinda Tonks Hoffman, Janet Sheung, and Paul R. Selvin -- Snapshots of kinesin motors on microtubule tracks / Franck J. Fourniol and Carolyn A. Moores -- Structural and dynamic characterization of biochemical processes by atomic force microscopy/ Frederic Eghiaian and Iwan A.T. Schaap -- Using optical tweezers to study the fine details of myosin ATPase mechanochemical cycle / Christopher Batters and Claudia Veigel -- Quantum dot labeling strategies to characterize single-molecular motors / Shane R. Nelson, M. Yusuf Ali, and David M. Warshaw -- Imaging individual myosin molecules within living cells / Tatiana A. Nenasheva [and others] -- Single-molecule measurements using microneedles / Toshio Yanagida, Yoshiharu Ishii, and Akihiko Ishijima -- Fluorescent nucleoside triphosphates for single-molecule enzymology / Christopher P. Toseland and Martin R. Webb -- Probing the mechanics of the complete DNA transcription cycle in real-time using optical tweezers / Christoph G. Baumann and Stephen J. Cross -- Single-molecule approach to visualize the unwinding activity of DNA helicases / Natalia Fili [and others] -- Real-time single-molecule observation of green fluorescent protein synthesis by immobilized ribosomes / Ryo Iizuka, Takashi Funatsu, and Sotaro Uemura -- Single-molecule measurements of topoisomerase activity with magnetic tweezers / Yeonee Seol and Keir C. Neuman -- Assembly of recombinant nucleosomes on nanofabricated DNA curtains for single-molecule imaging / Ja Yil Lee and Eric C. Greene -- Simultaneous observation of chemomechanical coupling of a molecular motor / Takayuki Nishizaka, Yuh Hasimoto, and Tomoko Masaike -- Microsecond resolution of single-molecule rotation catalyzed by molecular motors / Tassilo Hornung [and others].
The last fifteen years have witnessed the birth and maturation of many original methods and the development of protocols specific to single molecule measurements and their analysis, including techniques involving optical imaging, electron microscopy, optical and magnetic trapping, and developments in atomic force microscopy. In Single Molecule Enzymology: Methods and Protocols, experts in the field provide procedures which enable the extraction of detailed information about enzyme work cycles, their static and kinetic properties, and information about their location and activity within cells. The detailed volume offers practical advice on many aspects of single molecule enzymology and includes strategic overviews of interconnected methods involved in sample preparation, single molecule measurements, and data analysis. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters contain introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and up-to-date, Single Molecule Enzymology: Methods and Protocols is intended for use within the diverse community of molecular biologists, biochemists, and biophysicists studying enzymes in detail and can be used by researchers planning their first single molecule study or to aid more experienced researchers in further developing their existing studies.