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Biophysics: An Introduction

By: Rodney Cotterill
408 pages, Illus
Biophysics: An Introduction
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  • Biophysics: An Introduction ISBN: 9780471485384 Paperback Jul 2002 Usually dispatched within 4 days
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A concise, accessible introduction which combines key concepts and theory with relevant applications and examples drawn from the field as a whole.


Preface.Introduction. Chemical Binding. Energies, Forces and Bonds. Rates of Reaction. Transport Processes. Some Techniques and Methods. Biological Polymers. Biological Membranes. Biological Energy. Movement of Organisms. Excitable Membranes. Nerve Signals. Memory. Control of Movement. Appendix A: Elements of Quantum Mechanics. Appendix B: The Hydrogen Atom. Appendix C: Thermal Motion. Appendix D: Probability Distributions. Appendix E: Differential Equations. Name Index.Subject Index.

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By: Rodney Cotterill
408 pages, Illus
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...for the reader who is interested in what physics has to say about biological motion, memory and the operation of the nervous system, this is an excellent introduction. (Contemporary Physics, July/August 2003) "...concise, balanced, and readable..." (Physics Today, September 2003)

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