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Research Article

A Stevedore's Protein Knot

  • Daniel Bölinger equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Daniel Bölinger, Joanna I. Sułkowska

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany

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  • Joanna I. Sułkowska equal contributor,

    equal contributor Contributed equally to this work with: Daniel Bölinger, Joanna I. Sułkowska

    Affiliation: CTBP, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Hsiao-Ping Hsu,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany

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  • Leonid A. Mirny,

    Affiliation: Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Mehran Kardar,

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • José N. Onuchic,

    Affiliation: CTBP, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America

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  • Peter Virnau mail

    virnau@uni-mainz.de

    Affiliation: Department of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany

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  • Published: April 01, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000731

About the Authors

Daniel Bölinger, Hsiao-Ping Hsu, Peter Virnau
Department of Physics, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Mainz, Germany
Joanna I. Sułkowska, José N. Onuchic
CTBP, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, United States of America
Leonid A. Mirny
Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America
Mehran Kardar
Department of Physics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: virnau@uni-mainz.de

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: JIS PV. Performed the experiments: DB JIS. Analyzed the data: DB JIS HPH LAM MK JNO PV. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: PV. Wrote the paper: JIS LAM MK JNO PV.