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Research Article

Computational Model of Membrane Fission Catalyzed by ESCRT-III

  • Gur Fabrikant,

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

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  • Suman Lata,

    Affiliation: Unit of Virus Host Cell Interactions (UVHCI) UMR 5233 Université Joseph Fourier-EMBL-CNRS, Grenoble, France

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  • James D. Riches,

    Affiliation: Structural and Computational Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • John A. G. Briggs,

    Affiliation: Structural and Computational Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

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  • Winfried Weissenhorn mail,

    weissenhorn@embl.fr (WW) (WW); michk@post.tau.ac.il (MMK) (MK)

    Affiliation: Unit of Virus Host Cell Interactions (UVHCI) UMR 5233 Université Joseph Fourier-EMBL-CNRS, Grenoble, France

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  • Michael M. Kozlov mail

    weissenhorn@embl.fr (WW) (WW); michk@post.tau.ac.il (MMK) (MK)

    Affiliation: Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel

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  • Published: November 20, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000575

About the Authors

Gur Fabrikant, Michael M. Kozlov
Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Suman Lata, Winfried Weissenhorn
Unit of Virus Host Cell Interactions (UVHCI) UMR 5233 Université Joseph Fourier-EMBL-CNRS, Grenoble, France
James D. Riches, John A. G. Briggs
Structural and Computational Biology Unit, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Performed the experiments: SL JDR JAGB. Analyzed the data: GF WW MMK. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JDR JAGB. Wrote the paper: GF SL WW MMK. Performed computations: GF. Conceived and designed the model and the computations: MMK. Conceived and designed the model: WW.