Table of Contents

Preface Chapter 1. Force in Biology Chapter 2. Introduction to Basic Mechanics Chapter 3. Force and Force Measurement Apparatuses Chapter 4. Polymer Chain Mechanics Chapter 5. Interaction Forces Chapter 6. Single Molecule Interaction Forces Chapter 7. Single Molecule DNA and RNA Mechanics Chapter 8. Single Molecule Protein Mechanics Chapter 9. Motion in Nano-biology Chapter 10. Cell Mechanics Chapter 11. Manipulation at the Molecular Level Chapter 12. Finite Element Analysis of Microscopic Biological Structures Chapter 13. Appendices

Details

No. of pages:
300
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444527776
Electronic ISBN:
9780080556048

About the authors

Atsushi Ikai

Professor Atsushi Ikai graduated from the University of Tokyo with a BS in Biophysics and Biochemistry in 1965. He obtained his PhD in Physical Biochemistry from Duke University in 1971. He worked in protein denaturation and renaturation and then returned to the University of Tokyo to continue his work on protein science. He was appointed Professor of Biodynamics at Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1989. He has published 300 articles in international scientific journals.

Atsushi Ikai

Professor Atsushi Ikai graduated from the University of Tokyo with a BS in Biophysics and Biochemistry in 1965. He obtained his PhD in Physical Biochemistry from Duke University in 1971. He worked in protein denaturation and renaturation and then returned to the University of Tokyo to continue his work on protein science. He was appointed Professor of Biodynamics at Tokyo Institute of Technology in 1989. He has published 300 articles in international scientific journals.