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By: Roland Glaser

359 pages, Figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 2000 | #117674 | ISBN: 3540670882
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Graduate textbook presenting and explaining all aspects of life from a biophysicist's point of view, covering neuronal processing and differentiation as well as current medical and environmental topics.


1. Nature and Subject of Biophysics; 2. Molecular Structure of Biological Systems: Intramolecular Bonds; Molecular Excitation and Energy Transfer; Thermal Molecular Movement, Order and Probability; Molecular and Ional Interactions as the Basis for the Formation of Biological Structures; Interfacial Phenomena; 3. Energetics and Dynamics of Biological Systems: Some Fundamental Concepts of Thermodynamics; The Aqueous and Ionic Equilibrium of the Living Cell; The Thermodynamic Analysis of Fluxes; Non-equilibrium States of Ions in Cells and Organelles; The Mechanical Properties of Biological Materials; The Biomechanical Consequences of Fluid Behavior; 4. Physical Factors in the Environment: Temperature; Pressure; Mechanical Oscillations; Electromagnetic Fields; Ionizing Radiation; 5. The Kinetics of Biological Systems: The General Foundation of System Theory; Metabolism and Exchange Systems; Propagation, Growth and Evolution

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