By Gordon C. K. Roberts (eds.)
The Encyclopedia of Biophysics is expected either as an simply available resource of data and as an introductory consultant to the clinical literature. It comprises entries describing either innovations and structures.
In the suggestions entries, all the wide variety of tools which fall lower than the heading of Biophysics are defined intimately, including the worth and the restrictions of the data every one presents. innovations coated variety from diffraction (X-ray, electron and neutron) via a variety of spectroscopic equipment (X-ray, optical, EPR, NMR) to imaging (from electron microscopy to reside cellphone imaging and MRI), in addition to computational and simulation approaches.
In the platforms entries, biophysical techniques to express organic platforms or difficulties – from protein and nucleic acid constitution to membranes, ion channels and receptors – are defined. those sections, which position emphasis at the integration of the various strategies, hence supply an inroad into Biophysics from a organic greater than from a technique-oriented physical/chemical viewpoint.
Thus the Encyclopedia is meant to supply a source either for biophysicists attracted to tools past these utilized in their speedy sub-discipline and for these readers who're imminent biophysics from both a actual or organic historical past.
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D. Zelinsky Institute of Organic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia Bosˇtjan Kobe School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia Roger E. Koeppe II Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR, USA Seiji Kojima Division of Biological Science, Graduate School of Science, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Aichi, Japan Thomas Kolter LiMES – Program Unit Membrane Biology & Lipid Biochemistry, Universit€at Bonn, Bonn, Germany Wiktor Koz´min´ski Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland Petr V.
Jones Fluidigm Corporation, South San Francisco, CA, USA Terry Jones The PET Research Advisory Company, Wilmslow, Cheshire, UK H. Ronald Kaback Departments of Physiology and Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Genetics, Molecular Biology Institute, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, USA Masatsune Kainosho Centre for Priority Areas, Tokyo Metropolitan University, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan Structural Biology Research Center, Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan Contributors Contributors lxiii Jason M.
S. Hopper Department of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Amnon Horovitz Department of Structural Biology, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel Derek Horton Department of Chemistry, American University, Washington, DC, USA Ximiao Hou Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Elizabeth Hounsell School of Biological and Chemical Sciences, Birkbeck College, University of London, London, UK Milosˇ Hricovı´ni Institute of Chemistry, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia Huey W.