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Physics in molecular biology / Kim Sneppen & Giovanni Zocchi.

By: Sneppen, KimContributor(s): Zocchi, GiovanniMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005. Description: 1 online resource (viii, 311 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0511127979; 9780511127977; 0511127448; 9780511127441; 051112662X; 9780511126628; 9780511755699; 0511755694; 9780521844192; 0521844193; 1282394320; 9781282394322Subject(s): Molecular biology -- Mathematical models | Physics | Genes | Gene Expression Regulation | Models, Biological | Models, Molecular | Physics | Proteins | Gènes | Expression génique | Modèles biologiques | Physique | Protéines | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Molecular Biology | Molecular biology -- Mathematical models | Physics | Biophysik | Molekularbiologie | Molekulare Biophysik | PhysikGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Physics in molecular biology.DDC classification: 572.8015118 LOC classification: QH505 | .S63 2005ebNLM classification: 2005 K-805 | QU 470Other classification: UM 3000 | WC 2050 | BIO 220f | PHY 821f Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 What is special about living matter?; 2 Polymer physics; 3 DNA and RNA; 4 Protein structure; 5 Protein folding; 6 Proteins in action: molecular motors; 7 Physics of genetic regulation: the Lambda-phage in E.coli; 8 Molecular networks; 9 Evolution; Appendix Concepts from statistical mechanics and damped dynamics; Glossary; Index.
Summary: Physics in Molecular Biology discusses how physics can be used in modeling complex biological systems. The main focus of the book is on genes and proteins and how they build interactive systems. This book will inspire advanced students of physics to approach biological subjects from a physicist's point of view.
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Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 What is special about living matter?; 2 Polymer physics; 3 DNA and RNA; 4 Protein structure; 5 Protein folding; 6 Proteins in action: molecular motors; 7 Physics of genetic regulation: the Lambda-phage in E.coli; 8 Molecular networks; 9 Evolution; Appendix Concepts from statistical mechanics and damped dynamics; Glossary; Index.

Physics in Molecular Biology discusses how physics can be used in modeling complex biological systems. The main focus of the book is on genes and proteins and how they build interactive systems. This book will inspire advanced students of physics to approach biological subjects from a physicist's point of view.

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