Figure 2. | Physical limits to magnetogenetics

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Physical limits to magnetogenetics

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Figure 2.
Download figureOpen in new tabFigure 2. The steady-state temperature profile around a heated sphere in an infinite bath varies inversely with the distance from the center of the sphere.

The same argument applies to a ferritin sphere heated from its magnetic core (top) and a spherical cell with a large number of heated ferritins on its surface (bottom).