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We begin with the trailing head in ADP.Pi state binding strongly to site I on MT while the leading head in ϕ state binding strongly to site II (Figure 1a). After ATP binding to the ϕ-head (with the second-order binding rate kb) (Figure 1c), followed by ATP hydrolysis (with rate constant kH), NL docking takes place rapidly (with rate constant kNL), reducing the binding energy between the two heads. The detached ADP-head then diffuses rapidly to the forward site III (Figure 1d). Note here that an energy barrier ENL arising from the NL docking in the MT-bound head leads to the biased diffusion of the detached ADP-head to the forward site III by preventing it from moving backward to the backward site I. After the ADP-head binding to site III, ADP is released (with a rate constant kD) (Figure 1e).

  1. The biochemical data showing that in ADP state kinesin-5 dimer has a much slower MT unbinding rate than kinesin-5 monomer [36] can also be explained well based on arguments (ii) and (iii).
  2. The other period is that the MT-bound head in INT state is in ADP state, with its binding energy to MT being Ew2 (called Period II, see Figure 1g).
  3. A summary table is presented that shows how much fuel has been used, the distance travelled, and the fuel efficiency for each vehicle.
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The main purpose of this paper is to clarify these unclear issues, which would have a significant implication to the movement mechanisms of the kinesin dimers. To this end, we computationally study the movement dynamics of the three dimers with the similar model to that proposed before for kinesin-1 and kinesin-2 [21] and the slightly modified model for kinesin-5. The computational data reproduce well the available experimental data on their movement dynamics such as the force dependence of the velocity and run length. The studies indicate that the three dimers show much similar movement mechanism, and the rather different features on the force dependence of the run length arise mainly from the difference in rate constants of the ATPase activity and NL docking. The computational data on the velocity and run length for the three dimers with altered NL lengths show also in quantitative agreement with the available experimental data. Additionally, the asymmetric (also called limping) movement dynamics of the three homodimers with and without altered NL lengths are studied, providing predicted results.

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It is composed of two non-identical heads, KIF3A and KIF3B, which are also connected together by the coiled-coil stalk through their NLs (each containing 17 AAs). Its movement dynamics as well as the dynamics of its two homodimeric mutants, KIF3A/A and KIF3B/B, where the KIF3B head is substituted with a KIF3A head and vice versa, have been studied extensively [6,7,8,9]. Eg5, a member of kinesin-5 family, is a homotetrameric kinesin protein [10]. It is composed of two pairs of heads that are arranged anti-parallel and are connected to the opposite ends of a common stalk via their linkers (each containing 18 AAs). Each pair of heads can bind independently to an MT, so that by walking towards the plus-end, a single Eg5 motor can slide apart two antiparallel MTs that it bridges, a function that is responsible for chromosome segregation in dividing cells [11].

(b) Upon Pi release, the trailing head detaches readily from site I by overcoming the very low binding energy Ew1 and diffuses to the INT position relative to the MT-bound head, where the two heads have a high binding energy. (d) After ATP hydrolysis in the MT-bound head, its NL docks rapidly, reducing the binding energy between the two heads. (f) From (c) ATP hydrolysis and Pi can take place occasionally in the MT-bound head before its NL docks. During the period before the binding energy of the MT-bound ADP-head to the local site II changes from Ew1 to Ew2 (called Period I, shaded in green), the dimer can dissociate readily from MT by overcoming the very low binding energy Ew1.

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The NL docking involves NL strand β9 forming a cover-neck bundle with strand β0 of the motor domain [31]. In ATP state the NL-docking efficiency or rate is much smaller than in ADP.Pi state, as argued before [21] based on the available experimental data [32,33,34,35]. For kinesin-2 head bound to MT, the nucleotide-dependent NL docking is similar to that for kinesin-1. For kinesin-5 head bound to MT, in any nucleotide state the NL can be docked, with the NL-docking rate in ADP or ϕ state being much smaller than that in ATP state and the latter being smaller than that in ADP.Pi state. As seen below, this argument for the nucleotide-dependent NL docking of the three kinesins is consistent with the available experimental data [7,36,37].

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The biochemical data showing that in ϕ state kinesin-5 resides in a two-head-bound (2HB) state [36] are consistent with arguments (ii) and (iii). The biochemical data showing that in ADP state kinesin-5 dimer has a much slower MT unbinding rate than kinesin-5 monomer [36] can also be explained well based on arguments (ii) and (iii). The biochemical data kinesis velocity for kinesin-5, showing that addition of non-hydrolyzing ATP analogs leads to about 2-fold slower mant-ADP release than addition of ATP [36], can also be explained with arguments (ii) and (iii) (see Section 2.4). (ii) For kinesin-1 head bound to MT, in ATP and ADP.Pi states the NL can be docked into its motor domain, with a docking energy denoted by ENL.

This is because fees are taken every time there is a transaction. So the larger the amount of KAU and KAG to transact (metal in circulation), and the more often it is transacted (velocity) the larger the Master fee Pool will be. The yield on gold (KAU) was a whopping 6.99% for the year to 6th October 2021. You would expect this to decrease as the size of the Kinesis system increases. You can check out the current fee pools by opening a free Kinesis Money account. Velocity yield should encourage actual use of Kinesis in the real world.

KVT are not currently tradeable on the exchange, but Kinesis has a few KVTs they sell from time to time, and the current price is $1,400. This functionality is not available to participants in the USA, whether they are accredited investors or not. As I write this in mid-March 2021, users have reported a net cost per KVT of between $750 and $850 via mint cycling. If you are patient you can place buy orders at the mint that are lower than the current market, anticipating the predictable but suspicious dip in precious metals prices each morning, and sell your tokens on the exchange at a higher price you expect the price to see while the markets are open. When Kinesis started 200,000 of these were sold to raise the initial $200 Million to get this project started. This served the purpose of an IPO — it raised startup capital for what was an ambitious but speculative venture.

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The Master fee Pool is then distributed to the various participants of the system each month via the various yields. Importantly the yield is a share of fees generated, and not a debt yield that is made through charging interest on loaned amounts. See highlights such as the distance a vehicle has travelled, the number of trips made and a total drive time for a specific reporting period. Easy to use real-time fleet tracking and management accessed via web and mobile app. Includes features for; cameras, ELD, IFTA and maintenance management.

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The founder of Kinesis stated in interviews that he had offers from large funds to buy all of the KVT, but it was his preference that the funding come from the users of the system.

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The KVTs yield represents an additional layer of income for token holders beside the value of the token itself and its potential increase. Our vehicle tracking solution fully integrates with fuel card data, offering the most accurate MPG reporting available. With this feature, customers gain access to detailed reports that can help to identify the best and worst performing vehicles and drivers.