Book Volume 752 2008

Aspects of Physical Biology

Biological Water, Protein Solutions, Transport and Replication

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ISBN: 978-3-540-78764-8 (Print) 978-3-540-78765-5 (Online)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-IX

  2. Biological Water

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-22

      Dynamics of Water at Low Temperatures and Implications for Biomolecules

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      Chapter

      Pages 23-42

      Anomalous Behaviour of Supercooled Water and Its Implication for Protein Dynamics

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      Chapter

      Pages 43-62

      Interactions of Polarizable Media inWater and the Hydrophobic Interaction

  3. Protein and Biological Solutions

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 63-63

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      Chapter

      Pages 65-95

      Metastable Mesoscopic Phases in Concentrated Protein Solutions

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      Chapter

      Pages 97-131

      Application of Discrete Molecular Dynamics to Protein Folding and Aggregation

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      Chapter

      Pages 133-152

      Cooperative Effects in Biological Suspensions: From Filaments to Propellers

  4. Transport and Replication

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 153-153

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      Chapter

      Pages 155-174

      A Thermodynamic Description of Active Transport

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      Chapter

      Pages 175-187

      Energy Interconversion in Transport ATPases Role of Water in Ions Transport and in the Energy of Hydrolysis of Phosphate Compounds

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      Chapter

      Pages 189-213

      A Novel Mechanism for Activator-Controlled Initiation of DNA Replication that Resolves the Auto-regulation Sequestration Paradox

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      Chapter

      Pages 215-230

      Activity-Dependent Model for Neuronal Avalanches

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 231-233