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Enhancement of Transport Selectivity through Nano-Channels by Non-Specific Competition

  • Anton Zilman mail,

    zilmana@lanl.gov (AZ); magnasco@rockefeller.edu (MOM)

    Affiliation: Theoretical Biology and Biophysics Group and Center for Nonlinear Studies, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America

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  • Stefano Di Talia,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Yeast Molecular Genetics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Tijana Jovanovic-Talisman,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Mass Spectrometry and Gaseous Ion Chemistry, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Brian T. Chait,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Mass Spectrometry and Gaseous Ion Chemistry, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Michael P. Rout,

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Cellular and Structural Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Marcelo O. Magnasco mail

    zilmana@lanl.gov (AZ); magnasco@rockefeller.edu (MOM)

    Affiliation: Laboratory of Mathematical Physics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: June 10, 2010
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000804

About the Authors

Anton Zilman
Theoretical Biology and Biophysics Group and Center for Nonlinear Studies, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, New Mexico, United States of America
Stefano Di Talia
Laboratory of Yeast Molecular Genetics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America
Tijana Jovanovic-Talisman, Brian T. Chait
Laboratory of Mass Spectrometry and Gaseous Ion Chemistry, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America
Michael P. Rout
Laboratory of Cellular and Structural Biology, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America
Marcelo O. Magnasco
Laboratory of Mathematical Physics, The Rockefeller University, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Authors

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AZ SDT TJT BTC MPR MOM. Performed the experiments: AZ SDT TJT BTC MPR MOM. Analyzed the data: AZ SDT TJT BTC MPR MOM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: AZ SDT TJT BTC MPR MOM. Wrote the paper: AZ SDT TJT BTC MPR MOM.