Quantum Mechanics of the Cell: An Emerging Field

  • Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman
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Abstract

Cell is generally considered a classical system. The molecular structures inside it appear with ultra-level complexities. General physics concepts help construct popular biophysics techniques to understand the energy states and physiological functions of various cellular structures. Besides using statistical mechanics, classical mechanics, and other general physics rules, it is also found recently that quantum mechanics may be utilized to understand some of the crucial cellular aspects.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman
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  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry, College of ScienceKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

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