Biophysics, Hardback Book

Description

"Biophysics" is an interdisciplinary topic of great importance in Modern Biology.

This volume not only addresses the needs of biologists and biochemists but also contains material for a one-semester course offered to Master's students of life sciences.

It covers a wide range of topics from quantum mechanics to pre-biotic evolution.

Key features: understanding the topics covered in the book requires only basic, school level mathematics; introduces and refreshes the reader's knowledge of physics and chemistry. Covers various physico - chemical techniques used to study biomolecular structures; treatment of spectroscopy, microscopy, diffraction and computational techniques; detailed coverage of X-ray crystallography and NMR; exemplifies results of applications covered in the book; and inclusion of related topics namely energy pathways, biomechanics and neuro-biophysics.

New to the Second Edition: introductory topics extensively revised; explanations simplified to make them more accessible; new topics introduced - DNA nanostructure, mass spectroscopy; and figures and tables modified and improved.

Information

  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 276 pages, Illustrations
  • Publisher: Alpha Science International Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Biophysics
  • ISBN: 9781842655177

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