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Research Article

Brownian Dynamics Simulation of Nucleocytoplasmic Transport: A Coarse-Grained Model for the Functional State of the Nuclear Pore Complex

  • Ruhollah Moussavi-Baygi,

    Affiliation: Molecular Cell Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Yousef Jamali,

    Affiliation: Molecular Cell Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Reza Karimi,

    Affiliation: Molecular Cell Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Mohammad R. K. Mofrad mail

    mofrad@berkeley.edu

    Affiliation: Molecular Cell Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Published: June 02, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002049

About the Authors

Ruhollah Moussavi-Baygi, Yousef Jamali, Reza Karimi, Mohammad R. K. Mofrad
Molecular Cell Biomechanics Laboratory, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: mofrad@berkeley.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: RMB MRKM. Performed the experiments: RMB YJ. Analyzed the data: RMB YJ RK MRKM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: RMB YJ RK MRKM. Wrote the paper: RMB YJ RK MRKM.