Accession Number : AD0668557

Title :   MECHANOCHEMISTRY OF COUPLED CONTRACTILE AND CHEMICAL RATE PROCESSES.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. 1 Jan 66-31 Dec 67,

Corporate Author : WEIZMANN INST OF SCIENCE REHOVOTH (ISRAEL) POLYMER DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Katchalsky,A.

Report Date : 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 119

Abstract : Contents: Introductory review; A dynamic-elastic investigation of the chemical denaturation of collagen fibers; The mechanochemical melting of collagen fibers (Part I, Mechanical contractions); The mechanochemical melting of collagen fibers (Part II, Diffusion controlled contractions); Contraction-relaxation of collagen fibers in LiBr-water-acetone solutions; Study of collagen denaturation kinetics by dynamic mechanical methods.

Descriptors :   (*ENERGY CONVERSION, BIOCHEMISTRY), (*COLLAGEN, CONTRACTION), (*CONTRACTION, ENERGY CONVERSION), REACTION KINETICS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, MELTING, RHEOLOGY, DIFFUSION, MOLECULAR STRUCTURE

Subject Categories : Biochemistry
      Non-electrical Energy Conversion
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE