Phenomenological modeling of DNA overstretching

Ogden, R.W. , Saccomandi, G. and Sgura, I. (2011) Phenomenological modeling of DNA overstretching. Journal of Nonlinear Mathematical Physics, 18(Sup. 2), pp. 411-427. (doi:10.1142/S140292511100160X)

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Abstract

A phenomenological model based on the three-dimensional theory of nonlinear elasticity is developed to describe the phenomenon of overstretching in the force-extension curve for double-stranded DNA (dsDNA). By using the concept of a material with multiple reference configurations a single formula is obtained to fit the force-extension curve.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Ogden, Professor Raymond
Authors: Ogden, R.W., Saccomandi, G., and Sgura, I.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Mathematics and Statistics > Mathematics
Journal Name:Journal of Nonlinear Mathematical Physics
ISSN:1402-9251

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