Tutorials in mathematical biosciences. II, Mathematical modeling of calcium dynamics and signal transduction / James Sneyd (ed.) ; with contributions by R. Bertram [and others].
Contributor(s): Sneyd, James | Bertram, R. (Richard) | Mathematical Biosciences Institute at the Ohio State UniversityMaterial type: TextSeries: Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag): 1867.; Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag): Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 202 pages) : illustrations (some color)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 3540254390; 9783540254393; 9783540314387; 3540314385; 9786611402402; 6611402403Other title: Mathematical modeling of calcium dynamics and signal transductionSubject(s): Calcium -- Physiological transport -- Mathematical models | Calcium -- Metabolism -- Mathematical models | Cellular signal transduction -- Mathematical models | Calcium -- Physiological effect -- Mathematical models | Transduction du signal cellulaire | Calcium -- Effets physiologiques | Calcium -- Physiological effect | Cellular signal transduction | Cellular signal transduction -- Mathematical models | Mathematics | Mathematical Biology in General | Mathematical Modeling and Industrial Mathematics | Cell Biology | Mathematical Theory | Biology -- General | Animal Biochemistry | Mathematics | Biology | Human Anatomy & Physiology | Health & Biological Sciences | Physical Sciences & Mathematics | Muscle Contraction | Calcium Signaling | Models, Theoretical | Cell Physiological Phenomena | Physiology | Biological Science Disciplines | Investigative Techniques | Second Messenger Systems | Phenomena and Processes | Ion Transport | Musculoskeletal Physiological Phenomena | Biological Transport | Signal Transduction | Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment | Natural Science Disciplines | Biochemical Phenomena | Disciplines and Occupations | Metabolism | Musculoskeletal and Neural Physiological Phenomena | Chemical PhenomenaGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Mathematical modeling of calcium dynamics and signal transduction.DDC classification: 572/.516 015118 LOC classification: QP535.C2 | T87 2005QA3 | .L28 no. 1867Other classification: Q42 Online resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references.
Basic concepts of Ca² signaling in cells and tissues / M.J. Sanderson -- Modeling IP₃-dependent calcium dynamics in non-excitable cells / J. Sneyd -- Integrated calcium management in cardiac myocytes / T.R. Shannon -- Mechanisms and models of cardiac excitation-contraction coupling / R.L. Winslow, R. Hinch, J.L. Greenstein -- Mathematical analysis of the generation of force and motion in contracting muscle / E. Pate -- Signal transduction in vertebrate olfactory receptor cells / J. Reisert -- Mathematical models of synaptic transmission and short-term plasticity / R. Bertram.
This book presents a series of models in the general area of cell physiology and signal transduction, with particular attention being paid to intracellular calcium dynamics, and the role played by calcium in a variety of cell types. Calcium plays a crucial role in cell physiology, and the study of its dynamics lends insight into many different cellular processes. In particular, calcium plays a central role in muscular contraction, olfactory transduction and synaptic communication, three of the topics to be addressed in detail in this book. In addition to the models, this book also presents much of the underlying physiology, so that readers may learn both the mathematics and the physiology at the same time, and see how the models are applied to specific biological questions. It is thus neither a mathematics book nor a physiology book, but has features from both sides of the fence. It is intended primarily as a graduate text or a research reference. However, some parts of the book, particularly the introductory chapters on calcium dynamics will be well within the reach of some undergraduates. It will serve as a concise and up-to-date introduction to all those who wish to learn about the state of calcium dynamics modeling, and how such models are applied to physiological questions.