Biophysical Journal

Most Read Papers for 2010

Biophysical Journal (BJ) once again experienced a great year in website usage. Between July and December 2010, the BJ website receievd 1,551,706 visits. Below is a list of the top 10 most read papers on the BJ website (

1. Experimental evidence for membrane-mediated protein-protein interaction (Volume 99; Issue 7; Ignacio Casuso, Pierre Sens, Felix Rico, Simon Scheuring)

2. Single molecule diffusion of membrane-bound proteins: Window into lipid contacts and bilayer dynamics (Volume 99; Issue 9; Jefferson D. Knight, Michael G. Lerner, Joan G. Marcano-Velázquez, Richard W. Pastor, Joseph J. Falke)

3. Partitioning of lipids at domain boundaries in model membranes (Volume 99; Issue 12; Lars V. Schäfer, Siewert J. Marrink)

4. A Predictive Model of Cell Traction Forces Based on Cell Geometry (Volume 99; Issue 9; Christopher A. Lemmon, Lewis H. Romer)

5. Conformational selection in G-proteins: lessons from Ras and Rho (Volume 99; Issue 11; Barry J. Grant, J. Andrew McCammon, Alemayehu A. Gorfe)

6. Real-time nanoscopy by using blinking enhanced quantum dots (Volume 99; Issue 7; Tomonobu M. Watanabe, Shingo Fukui, Takashi Jin, Fumihiko Fujii, Toshio Yanagida)

7. Defining the limits of single-molecule FRET resolution in TIRF microscopy (Volume 99; Issue 9; Seamus J. Holden, Stephan Uphoff , Johannes Hohlbein, David Yadin, Ludovic Le Reste, Oliver J. Britton, Achillefs N. Kapanidis)

8. High Speed Bio-AFM reveals motion of membrane proteins driven by hydrophobic mismatch with nm precision in label free fashion (Volume 99; Issue 7; Peter Hinterdorfer)

9. Counting bungarotoxin binding sites of nicotinic acetylcholine receptors in mammalian cells with high signal-to-noise ratios (Volume 99; Issue 10; Paul D. Simonson, Hannah A. DeBerg, Pinghua Ge, John K. Alexander, Okunola Jeyifous,
William N. Green, Paul R. Selvin

10. Thermodynamics and kinetics of molecular motors (Volume 98; Issue 11; R. Dean Astumian)

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