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Biological Membranes Theory of Transport,Potentials and Electric Impulses

By: Ove Sten-Kundsen(Author)
Biological Membranes
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  • Biological Membranes ISBN: 9780521810180 Hardback Sep 2002 Usually dispatched within 6 days
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This text, suitable for graduates and researchers in physiology and biophysics and medical students specializing in neurophysiology and related fields, provides a comprehensive discussion of biological mass transfer and bioelectrical phenomena. Emphasis has been given to the applicability of physics, physical chemistry and mathematics to the quantitative analysis of biological processes, with all the necessary mathematical grounding provided in Chapter 1. Biological Membranes guides the student through the key stages needed for the formulation of biological models and interpretation of mathematical solutions, central to the understanding of cell membrane functions.

Contents

Foreword
Preface

1. Mathematical prelude
2. Migration and diffusion
3. Membrane potentials
4. The nerve impulse
5. Impulse transmission across cell boundaries

Appendices
List of symbols
References
Index

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Biography

Ove Sten-Knudsen is Professor Emeritus in Biophysics at Copenhagen University, Denmark, and a leading authority on muscle and membrane biophysics. He has previously carried out research in the Departments of Biophysics at The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore and University College London. Ove Sten-Knudsen is a Fellow of the Royal Danish Science Society and the Physiological Society of London.

By: Ove Sten-Kundsen(Author)
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