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Biological Kinetics

Series: Cambridge Studies in Mathematical Biology Volume: 10

Edited By: LA Segel

250 pages, Line diags

Cambridge University Press

Hardback | Jan 1992 | #14367 | ISBN: 0521391849
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Illustrates the premise that examination of the kinetics of biological processes provides valuable information on the mechanisms underlying these processes.

...very valuable... Ken Howard, British Society for Developmental Biology Newsletter "...a useful introduction to an important branch of mathematical biology and a worthy addition to the Cambridge Studies in Mathematical Biology series." A. Abakuks, Biometrics "...a first rate introduction to, or review of, methods for analyzing biological kinetic data...can be read by either mathematically or biochemically trained scientists. Both groups will gain a better understanding of the other's work." Carla Wofsy, Mathematical Biosciences


Preface; Fundamental concepts in biochemical reaction theory; Equilibrium binding of macromolecules with ligands; Allosteric and induced-fit theories of protein binding; Positive and negative cooperativity; Graphical representations for tetramer binding; Enzyme induction; Molecular models for receptor to adenylate cyclase coupling; Models for oscillations and excitability in biochemical systems; Control of neurotransmitter release: use of facilitation to analyze the regulation of intracellular calcium; Acceptable and unacceptable models of liver regeneration in the rat; Chaos; Index.

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