Biologically Inspired Physics [E-Book] / edited by L. Peliti.
Peliti, L., (editor)
Boston, MA : Springer, 1991
XI, 394 p. online resource.
NATO ASI Series, Series B: Physics ; 263
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Table of Contents:
  • Macromolecules
  • Physics from Proteins
  • Search and Recognition: Spin Glass Engineering as an Approach to Protein Structure Prediction
  • Random Heteropolymers Folding
  • DNA Topology
  • Correlation Between Structural Conformations at Different Levels in Hemoglobin Determined by XANES
  • Selective Constraints over DNA Sequence
  • The Physics of DNA Electrophoresis
  • Membranes
  • Recent Developments in the Physics of Fluctuating Membranes
  • Vesicle Shapes and Shape Transformations: A Systematic Study
  • Theoretical Analysis of Phospholipid Vesicles and Red Blood Cell Shapes and the Effect of External Electric Field
  • Lipid Membrane Curvature Elasticity and Protein Function
  • Observation of Surface Undulations on the Mesoscopic Length Scale by NMR
  • A Possible Correlation Between Fluctuations and Function of a Membrane Protein
  • Microphase Separation in Bilayer Membranes
  • Morphological Changes in Partially Polymerized Vesicles
  • Unbinding Transitions of Polymers or Membranes in Two Dimensions
  • Heat-Flux Driven Biomembrane Transport of Matter and Charge
  • A Lattice Model for Steric Repulsive Interactions in Phospholipid Systems
  • Cellular Structures
  • Dynein-Microtubule Interactions
  • Cell Movement and Automatic Control
  • Dielectric Study of the Hydration Process in Biological Materials
  • Photonic Conductivity in Biomaterials in the Frame of Percolation Model
  • Networks
  • Problems in Theoretical Immunology
  • Specialization, Adaptation and Optimization in Dilute Random Attractor Neural Networks
  • Computational Strategy in the Premotor Cortex of the Monkey: a Neural Network Model
  • Morphogenesis
  • Mechanisms of Biological Pattern Formation
  • Liquid Crystalline Order in Collagen Networks
  • Dynamical Systems
  • Physical Approaches to Biological Evolution
  • Quantitative Analysis of Selection and Mutation in Self-Replicating RNA
  • Disordered Systems and Evolutionary Models
  • What Controls the Exocytosis of Neurotransmitter?
  • Structure and Function of the Photosynthetic Apparatus
  • Relaxational Processes in Frustrated Random Systems: A Spherical-Spin Model
  • Crystallography of Composite Flowers: Mode Locking and Dynamical Maps
  • Participants
  • Authors.