Maximum force that a kinesin motor can exert (stall force)

Range ~6 pN
Organism Eukaryotes
Reference Leduc C et al., Cooperative extraction of membrane nanotubes by molecular motors. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Dec 7 101(49):17096-101. p.17096 left columnPubMed ID15569933
Primary Source Block SM, Asbury CL, Shaevitz JW, Lang MJ. Probing the kinesin reaction cycle with a 2D optical force clamp. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2003 Mar 4 100(5):2351-6.PubMed ID12591957
Entered by Uri M
ID 109127