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Title Tutorials in mathematical biosciences. II, Mathematical modeling of calcium dynamics and signal transduction / James Sneyd (ed.) ; with contributions by R. Bertram [and others]
Published Berlin ; New York : Springer, [2005]
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 202 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Lecture notes in mathematics, 0075-8434 ; 1867. Mathematical biosciences subseries
Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag) ; 1867
Lecture notes in mathematics (Springer-Verlag). Mathematical biosciences subseries.
Contents Basic concepts of Ca² signaling in cells and tissues / M.J. Sanderson -- Modeling IP₃-dependent calcium dynamics in non-excitable cells / J. Sneyd -- Integrated calcium management in cardiac myocytes / T.R. Shannon -- Mechanisms and models of cardiac excitation-contraction coupling / R.L. Winslow, R. Hinch, J.L. Greenstein -- Mathematical analysis of the generation of force and motion in contracting muscle / E. Pate -- Signal transduction in vertebrate olfactory receptor cells / J. Reisert -- Mathematical models of synaptic transmission and short-term plasticity / R. Bertram
Summary This book presents a series of models in the general area of cell physiology and signal transduction, with particular attention being paid to intracellular calcium dynamics, and the role played by calcium in a variety of cell types. Calcium plays a crucial role in cell physiology, and the study of its dynamics lends insight into many different cellular processes. In particular, calcium plays a central role in muscular contraction, olfactory transduction and synaptic communication, three of the topics to be addressed in detail in this book. In addition to the models, this book also presents much of the underlying physiology, so that readers may learn both the mathematics and the physiology at the same time, and see how the models are applied to specific biological questions. It is thus neither a mathematics book nor a physiology book, but has features from both sides of the fence. It is intended primarily as a graduate text or a research reference. However, some parts of the book, particularly the introductory chapters on calcium dynamics will be well within the reach of some undergraduates. It will serve as a concise and up-to-date introduction to all those who wish to learn about the state of calcium dynamics modeling, and how such models are applied to physiological questions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes English
Subject Calcium -- Physiological transport -- Mathematical models.
Calcium -- Metabolism -- Mathematical models.
Cellular signal transduction -- Mathematical models.
Calcium -- Physiological effect -- Mathematical models.
Muscle Contraction.
Calcium Signaling.
Models, Theoretical.
Cell Physiological Phenomena.
Biological Science Disciplines.
Investigative Techniques.
Second Messenger Systems.
Phenomena and Processes
Ion Transport.
Musculoskeletal Physiological Phenomena.
Biological Transport.
Signal Transduction.
Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Natural Science Disciplines.
Biochemical Phenomena.
Disciplines and Occupations
Musculoskeletal and Neural Physiological Phenomena.
Chemical Phenomena.
Form Electronic book
Author Sneyd, James.
Bertram, R. (Richard)
Mathematical Biosciences Institute at the Ohio State University.
LC no. 2007280580
ISBN 3540254390 (alk. paper)
3540314385 (Berlin)
9783540254393 (alk. paper)
9783540314387 (Berlin)
Other Titles Mathematical modeling of calcium dynamics and signal transduction