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Global Environment and Biophysics

  • Kazuo Ohki
  • Hidetake Miyata
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Part of the Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering book series (BIOMEDICAL)

Abstract

Living organisms were born on the earth and have made evolution through long history of the earth, and recorded genetic information corresponding to each global environment. And corresponding gene is switched on for adaptation to their environment. Temperature change is major factor of environment. And metabolic change for membrane lipid synthesis alters physical property of membrane fluidity through change of phase transition temperature of lipid bilayer.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kazuo Ohki
    • 1
  • Hidetake Miyata
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsTohoku UniversitySendaiJapan

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