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Research Article

In Silico Reconstitution of Actin-Based Symmetry Breaking and Motility

  • Mark J. Dayel mail,

    markdayel@gmail.com

    Affiliation: Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Orkun Akin,

    Affiliation: Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Mark Landeryou,

    Affiliation: Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • Viviana Risca,

    Affiliation: Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America

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  • Alex Mogilner,

    Affiliations: Department of Mathematics, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America, Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

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  • R. Dyche Mullins

    Affiliation: Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America

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  • Published: September 22, 2009
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1000201

About the Authors

Mark J. Dayel
Miller Institute for Basic Research in Science, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Orkun Akin, R. Dyche Mullins
Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, United States of America
Mark Landeryou
Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College London, London, United Kingdom
Viviana Risca
Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States of America
Alex Mogilner
Department of Mathematics, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America
Alex Mogilner
Department of Neurobiology, Physiology, and Behavior, University of California Davis, Davis, California, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: markdayel@gmail.com

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

The author(s) have made the following declarations about their contributions: Conceived and designed the experiments: MJD OA. Performed the experiments: MJD OA VR RDM. Analyzed the data: MJD OA. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: OA ML RDM. Wrote the paper: MJD AM.