Franklin: Record - Physical biology of the cell / Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev, Julie Theriot.

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Physical biology of the cell / Rob Phillips, Jane Kondev, Julie Theriot.

Author/Creator:
Phillips, Rob (Robert Brooks), 1960-
Publication:
New York : Garland Science, 2009.
Format/Description:
Book
xxiv, 807 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Subjects:
Biophysics.
Cytology.
Medical subjects:
Cytology.
Cells.
Cells -- ultrastructure.
Contents:
Why: biology by the numbers
What and where: construction plans for cells and organisms
When: stopwatches at many scales
Who: "bless the little beasties"
Life at rest
Mechanical and chemical equilibrium in the living cell
Entropy rules!
Two-state systems: from ion channels to cooperative binding
Random walks and the structure of macromolecules
Electrostatics for salty solutions
Beam theory: architecture for cells and skeletons
Biological membranes: life in two dimensions
Life in motion
The mathematics of water
A statistical view of biological dynamics
Life in crowded and disordered environments
Rate equations and dynamics in the cell
Dynamics of molecular motors
Biological electricity and the Hodgkin-Huxley model
The meaning of life
Sequences, specificity, and evolution
Network organization in space and time
Whither physical biology?.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Harry E. Humphreys Book Fund.
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Contributor:
Kondev, Jane.
Theriot, Julie.
Hazel M. Hussong Fund.
Harry E. Humphreys Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780815341635
0815341636
Web link:
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