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Physics of Biological Systems: From Molecules to Species Henrik Flyvbjerg

Physics of Biological Systems: From Molecules to Species

Henrik Flyvbjerg

Published December 11th 2000
ISBN : 9783540624752
Hardcover
366 pages
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This book contains pedagogical introductions to a selection of the most exciting subjects in current biological physics: sorting DNA on a microchip: a first step towards miniature laboratories on a chip- modeling protein folding, structure, andMoreThis book contains pedagogical introductions to a selection of the most exciting subjects in current biological physics: sorting DNA on a microchip: a first step towards miniature laboratories on a chip- modeling protein folding, structure, and motion- physics of organelles: mechanical characteristics of molecular motors- dynamics of microtubules- shapes of membranes, vesicles and cells- a physicists view of brains and neurons- statistics of sensory signal processing- evolutionary biology of molecules- pattern forming bacterial colonies- model ecologies with Darwinian co-evolution. The book is aimed at graduate students and researchers in physics, biology and mathematical modeling who have no prior knowledge of its