Thermal and Energetic Studies of Cellular Biological Systems - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780723609094, 9781483193557

Thermal and Energetic Studies of Cellular Biological Systems

1st Edition

Editors: A. M. James
eBook ISBN: 9781483193557
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 23rd April 1987
Page Count: 232
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Thermal and Energetic Studies of Cellular Biological Systems reviews literature on thermal and energetic changes which occur in living organisms. It was commissioned at the suggestion of Dr. Philip Edge of John Wright & Sons and was a natural successor to the 1980 book Biological Microcalorimetry. This volume is restricted to a discussion of energy changes in cellular systems. This book is organized into nine chapters. Each author presents a concise, up-to-date account of his field of expertise. Their topics include the usefulness of calorimetric methods in ecological studies, growth and metabolism in bacteria and yeasts, metabolism and heat dissipation in whole tissues or organs, and animal cells and energy requirements in biological systems. This book will be of interest to people seeking a non-destructive technique for studying cellular system and it can serve as a guide and a reference book to those already active in the field.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Calorimetry, Past, Present, Future Chapter 2 Energy Requirements in Biological Systems Chapter 3 Calorimetric Techniques Chapter 4 Growth and Metabolism of Bacteria Chapter 5 Growth and Metabolism of Yeasts Chapter 6 In Vitro Thermal Studies of Blood Cells Chapter 7 Heat Dissipation and Metabolism in Isolated Animal Cells and Whole Tissues/Organs Chapter 8 Transfer Thermodynamics Chapter 9 Application of Calorimetric Methods in Ecological Studies Index


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