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Author Sneppen, Kim.

Title Physics in molecular biology / Kim Sneppen & Giovanni Zocchi
Published Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 311 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Introduction; 1 What is special about living matter?; 2 Polymer physics; 3 DNA and RNA; 4 Protein structure; 5 Protein folding; 6 Proteins in action: molecular motors; 7 Physics of genetic regulation: the Lambda-phage in E.coli; 8 Molecular networks; 9 Evolution; Appendix Concepts from statistical mechanics and damped dynamics; Glossary; Index
Summary Physics in Molecular Biology discusses how physics can be used in modeling complex biological systems. The main focus of the book is on genes and proteins and how they build interactive systems. This book will inspire advanced students of physics to approach biological subjects from a physicist's point of view
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Molecular biology -- Mathematical models.
Physics.
Gene Expression Regulation.
Genes.
Models, Biological.
Models, Molecular.
Physics.
Proteins.
Form Electronic book
Author Zocchi, Giovanni, 1961-
LC no. 2006272422
ISBN 051112662X (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0511127448
0511127979 (electronic bk.)
0511755694
0521844193 (hardback)
1282394320
9780511126628 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511127441
9780511127977 (electronic bk.)
9780511755699
9780521844192 (hardback)
9781282394322