Author: Carlo Musio
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Keywords: biophysics, napoli, italy, october, casamicciola, biocybernetics, international, approach, neurosciences, proceedings, vision, school
Number of Pages: 508
Published: 2001-07-01
List price: $116.00
ISBN-10: 9810246471
ISBN-13: 9789810246471

The light sense is conceivably the key sense in both the animal and the plant kingdom. Vision research, undoubtedly a fast-growing field, is providing impressive results - thanks to modern theoretical and methodological advances. The approach of biophysics and neuroscience seems to be of great benefit and, for this reason, the present book gives an outline of recent acquisitions and updated advanced methods concerning this approach. Visual mechanisms and processes are analysed at several (molecular, cellular, integrative, computational and cognitive) levels by different methodologies (from mol

Authors:Jos Luis R. Arrondo, Alicia Alonso,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: biophysics, series, springer, advanced, techniques
Number of Pages: 280
Published: 2006-10-05
List price: $199.00
ISBN-10: 3540307001
ISBN-13: 9783540307006

Technical advancements are basic elements in our life. In biophysical studies, new applications and improvements in well-established techniques are being implemented every day. This book deals with advancements produced not only from a technical point of view, but also from new approaches that are being taken in the study of biophysical samples, such as nanotechniques or single-cell measurements. This book constitutes a privileged observatory for reviewing novel applications of biophysical techniques that can help the reader enter an area where the technology is progressing quickly and where a

Authors:V. Pattabhi, N. Gautham,
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: biophysics
Number of Pages: 272
Published: 2002-03-31
List price: $189.00
ISBN-10: 1402002181
ISBN-13: 9781402002182

Biophysics, being an interdisciplinary topic, is of great importance in modern biology. This book addresses the needs of biologists, biochemists, and medical biophysicists for an introduction to the subject. The text is based on a one-semester course offered to graduate students of life sciences, and covers a wide range of topics from quantum mechanics to pre-biotic evolution. To understand the topics, only basic school level mathematics is required. The first chapter introduces and refreshes the reader’s knowledge of physics and chemistry. The next chapters cover various physico-chemi

Author: Roland Glaser
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: introduction, biophysics
Number of Pages: 361
Published: 2000-08-25
List price: $79.95
ISBN-10: 3540670882
ISBN-13: 9783540670889

The messageof this book is that biophysics is the science of physical principles underlaying the "phenomenon life" on all levels of organization. Rather than teaching "physics for biologists" or "physical methods applied to biology", it regards it’s subject as a defined discipline with its own network of ideas and approaches. The book statrs by explaining molecular and supramolecular structures of biological systems, various kinds of atomic, molecular and ionic inter actions movements, energy transfer, slef organization of supramolecular structures and dynamic properties of biological me

Author: Meyer B. Jackso
Publisher: Cambridge University Pre
Keywords: biophysics, cellular, molecular
Number of Pages: 512
Published: 2006-03-20
List price: $86.00
ISBN-10: 0521624703
ISBN-13: 9780521624701

Providing advanced undergraduate and graduate students with a foundation in the basic concepts of biophysics, students who have taken physical chemistry and calculus courses will find this book an accessible and valuable aid in learning how these concepts can be used in biological research. The text provides a rigorous treatment of the fundamental theories in biophysics and illustrates their application with examples including protein folding, enzyme catalysis and ion channel permeation. Through these examples, students will gain an understanding of the general importance and broad applicabili

Author: Bengt Nlting
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: biophysics, modern, methods
Number of Pages: 273
Published: 2009-10-05
List price: $69.95
ISBN-10: 3642030211
ISBN-13: 9783642030215

Incorporating recent dramatic advances, this textbook presents a fresh and timely introduction to modern biophysical methods. An array of new, faster and higher-power biophysical methods now enables scientists to examine the mysteries of life at a molecular level. This innovative text surveys and explains the ten key biophysical methods, including those related to biophysical nanotechnology, scanning probe microscopy, X-ray crystallography, ion mobility spectrometry, mass spectrometry, proteomics, and protein folding and structure. Incorporating much information previously unavailable in tutor

Author: Boris Martinac
Publisher: Springer
Keywords: series, biophysics, springer, channels, ion, sensing
Number of Pages: 304
Published: 2008-01-08
List price: $189.00
ISBN-10: 3540726837
ISBN-13: 9783540726838

All living cells are able to detect and translate environmental stimuli into biologically meaningful signals. Sensations of touch, hearing, sight, taste, smell or pain are essential to the survival of all living organisms. The importance of sensory input for the existence of life thus justifies the effort made to understand its molecular origins. Sensing with Ion Channels focuses on ion channels as key molecules enabling biological systems to sense and process the physical and chemical stimuli that act upon cells in their living environment. Its aim is to serve as a reference to ion channel sp
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