The Physics of Proteins

An Introduction to Biological Physics and Molecular Biophysics

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-1043-1 (Print) 978-1-4419-1044-8 (Online)

Table of contents (30 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Biomolecules

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      Pages 1-2

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      Pages 5-7

      The Hierarchy of Living Things

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      Pages 9-11

      Information and Function

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      Pages 13-17

      Biomolecules, Spin Glasses, Glasses, and Solids (R. H. Austin1)

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      Pages 19-35

      Proteins

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      Pages 37-46

      Nucleic Acids

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      Pages 49-52

      The Genetic Code

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      Pages 53-58

      Lipids and Membranes

  3. Spatial Structure of Proteins: Measurement and Consequence

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 61-62

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      Pages 65-73

      The Secondary Structure

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      Pages 75-81

      Tertiary Structure of Proteins

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      Pages 83-91

      Myoglobin and Hemoglobin

  4. The Energy Landscape and Dynamics of Proteins

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 93-94

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      Pages 97-112

      Conformational Substates

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      Pages 113-124

      The Organization of the Energy Landscape

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      Pages 125-155

      Reaction Theory

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      Pages 157-169

      Supercooled Liquids and Glasses

  5. Function and Dynamics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 171-172

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      Pages 175-196

      Protein Dynamics

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      Pages 199-208

      Protein Quantum Dynamics? (R. H. Austin1)

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      Pages 209-236

      Creative Homework: Dynamics and Function

  6. Appendices: Tools and Concepts for the Physics of Proteins

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 237-240

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      Pages 243-256

      Chemical Forces

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      Pages 257-261

      Acids and Bases for Physicists

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      Pages 263-277

      Thermodynamics for Physicists

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