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Analysis of biological processes

Verbal description, schemes, and mathematical models

  • Alfonsas Juška

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
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    Pages 1-7
  3. Analysis, Modeling, Model Fitting and Verification

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
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      Pages 11-22
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      Pages 23-31
  4. The Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 33-33
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      Pages 35-44
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  5. Non-Temporal Dependences

  6. Concluding

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 129-129
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 165-166

About this book

Introduction

The main concern of the book is analysis of biological processes, the final stage of which is mathematical modeling, i.e. quantitative presentation of the processes in rigorous mathematical terms. It is designated for non-mathematicians. Mathematical models can be compared with experimental data thus verifying the validity of the models and finally of the initial assumptions and verbal descriptions of the processes. The models (usually in the form of mathematical equations) are achieved painlessly via the schemes summarising verbal description of what is known concerning the processes. To solve the equations computer software is used. The step-by-step analysis leads to quite sophisticated models some of them being original. The book helps the reader to develop more general approach to the problems. It may be useful for experienced readers as well.

Keywords

biochemical kinetics enzymatic reactions modeling in biology population growth and decline; ion fluxes in cells schemes in biology

Authors and affiliations

  • Alfonsas Juška
    • 1
  1. 1.Vilnius Gediminas Technical UniversityVilniusLithuania

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