Peptides are involved in numerous biological processes that include: killing bacteria, signal transduction, cell growth, and synaptic transmission. This reference book presents an overview of the interaction of peptides with synthetic and biological membranes, and includes state-of-the-art methodology, computer simulations and theoretical analysis. This book contains numerous color figures and can be used by persons interested in cell biology, physical chemistry, nanotechnology, biochemistry, cell biology, and biophysics. The key features include: world-renowned experts; state-of-the-art experimental methods; monolayers, bilayers, biological membranes; theoretical aspects and computer simulations; rafts; synaptic transmission; membrane fusion; and signal transduction.
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This volume contains a comprehensive overview of peptide-lipid interactions by leading researchers. The first part covers theoretical concepts, experimental considerations, and thermodynamics. The second part presents new results obtained through site-directed EPR, electron microscopy, NMR, isothermal calorimetry, and fluorescence quenching. The final part covers problems of biological interest, including signal transduction, membrane transport, fusion, and adhesion.
* world-renowned experts
* state-of-the-art experimental methods
* monolayers, bilayers, biological membranes
* theoretical aspects and computer simulations
* synaptic transmission
* membrane fusion
* signal transduction
..".a highy quality book with authoritative reviews, useful citations, and adequate illustrative material. The field is of increasing interest and the contribution is timely."DOODY'S NOTES (2002)"
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Book Description U.S.A.: Academic Press, 2002. Soft cover. Book Condition: New. 1st Edition. Academic Press; 1 edition (2002). Soft cover. The Book is New. 8.9"x6.0"x1.0". be31131. Bookseller Inventory # ABE-18147554533