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Rough passage across a barrier

The dynamics of chemical reactions in solution are described by Kramers' theory, but the parameters involved have eluded direct measurement. A study of protein folding reveals how this problem can be overcome. See Letter p.685

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Figure 1: Barrier crossing in protein folding.

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Schuler, B., Clarke, J. Rough passage across a barrier. Nature 502, 632–633 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12697

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