By Gordon C. K. Roberts (eds.)

The Encyclopedia of Biophysics is predicted either as an simply available resource of knowledge and as an introductory advisor to the clinical literature. It contains entries describing either innovations and structures.
In the innovations entries, all the wide variety of equipment which fall less than the heading of Biophysics are defined intimately, including the worth and the restrictions of the data each one presents. options coated variety from diffraction (X-ray, electron and neutron) via a variety of spectroscopic tools (X-ray, optical, EPR, NMR) to imaging (from electron microscopy to stay mobilephone imaging and MRI), in addition to computational and simulation approaches.
In the structures entries, biophysical techniques to express organic platforms or difficulties – from protein and nucleic acid constitution to membranes, ion channels and receptors – are defined. those sections, which position emphasis at the integration of different thoughts, as a result offer an inroad into Biophysics from a organic greater than from a technique-oriented physical/chemical standpoint.
Thus the Encyclopedia is meant to supply a source either for biophysicists attracted to tools past these utilized in their instant sub-discipline and for these readers who're impending biophysics from both a actual or organic heritage.

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Armitage Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK Ornjira Aruksakunwong Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Rangsit University, Pathumtani, Thailand xlv xlvi Contributors Kenichi Ataka Department of Physics, Experimental Molecular Biophysics, Freie Universit€at Berlin, Berlin, Germany Daniel Axelrod Department of Physics and LSA Biophysics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA Jose´ Fernando Ruggiero Bachega Institute of Physics of Sao Carlos, University of Sao Paulo, Sa˜o Carlos-SP, Brazil David Baez-Nieto Interdisciplinary University, Valparaı´so, Chile Center for Neuroscience, Valparaiso Stefan Bagby Department of Biology & Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath, UK Clive R.

Jarrett Department of Chemistry, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI, USA Mariusz Jaskolski Department of Crystallography, Faculty of Chemistry, A. Mickiewicz University and Center for Biocrystallographic Research, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Sciences, Poznan, Poland Yalda Javadi Columbia University, New York, NY, USA Matthew Jenner School of Chemistry, The University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK Jesu´s Jime´nez-Barbero Chemical and Physical Biology, Centro de Investigaciones Biolo´gicas, CSIC, Madrid, Spain Alexander E.

Gesteira Department of Biochemistry, Paulista School of Medicine, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sa˜o Paulo, Brazil Hossein Ghanbari Division of Surgery & Interventional Sciences, Centre for Nanotechnology & Regenerative Medicine, University College London, London, UK Ranajeet Ghose Department of Chemistry, The City College of New York, New York, NY, USA The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, New York, NY, USA Stefano Gianni Foundation “Istituto Pasteur-Fondazione Cenci-Bolognetti” and Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology, CNR, Department of Biochemical Science ‘A.

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