Water and Ions in Biological Systems

  • Alberte Pullman
  • V. Vasilescu
  • L. Packer

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introductory Remarks

    1. B. Pullman
      Pages 1-3
  3. Opening Address

    1. J. Tigyi
      Pages 5-6
  4. Plenary Lectures

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 7-7
    2. Platon Kostyuk, Sergei Mironov
      Pages 17-26
    3. Vasile Vasilescu, Eva Katona, Cornelia Zaciu
      Pages 39-54
  5. Symposia Interactions in Ternary Systems — Water, Ions, Biopolymers

  6. Organization and Function of Water in Native Conformation of Macromolecules

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 127-127
    2. E. L. Andronikashvili
      Pages 129-136
    3. Run-sheng Chen, Xiang-shan Ni, Xiu-fan Shi
      Pages 137-149
    4. Hubertus Kleeberg, Werner A. P. Luck
      Pages 151-160
    5. G. M. Mrevlishvili, G. Sh. Japaridze, V. M. Sokhadze, Z. I. Chanchalashvili, D. A. Tatishvili
      Pages 161-167
    6. Eberhard Neumann, Kinko Tsuji, Dieter Schallreuter
      Pages 169-181
    7. Miloš R. Pavlič, Matjaž Zorko
      Pages 183-186

About this book


As the First International Conference on Water and Ions in Biological Systems (Bucharest, June 25-27, 1980) was appreciated as a success, a second one was organized in the fall of the year 1982 under the sponsorship of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences, the Romanian Biophysical Society (Union of Societies for Medical Sciences in the Socialist Republic of Romania) and in co­ operation with the International Union for Pure and Applied Bio­ physics (IUPAB). The responsibility for the scientific program and organization of the Second Conference on Water fell on an International Scientific Committee which included Prof. J. Tigyi (Pees), President of the UNESCO Expert Committee on Biophysics, Prof. K. Wuthrich, Secretary General of IUPAB and Prof. H. Eisenberg, (member of the IUPAB Council) under the guidance of an Executive Board whose members were Prof. J. Jaz (representative of UNESCO), Prof. B. Pullman (Vice­ President of IUPAB) and Prof. V. Vasilescu (President of the Romanian Biophysical Society). The Meeting was attended by more than 250 specialists including 150 Romanian participants and others from Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, England, the Federal Republic of Germany, the German Democratic Republic, Greece, Hungary, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Poland, Sweden, Switzerland, USSR, USA, Venezuela, Yugoslavia. The proceedings of the Conference took place in the Medical Faculty of Bucharest. The theoretical and practical importance of the Meeting was pointed out by the speakers, among whom were Prof.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Alberte Pullman
    • 1
  • V. Vasilescu
    • 2
  • L. Packer
    • 3
  1. 1.Institut de Biologie Physico-ChimiqueFondation Edmond de RothschildParisFrance
  2. 2.Faculty of MedicineBucharestRomania
  3. 3.University of CaliforniaBerkeleyUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4899-0424-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag US 1985
  • Publisher Name Springer, Boston, MA
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4899-0426-3
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4899-0424-9
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