By Jan Hermans,Barry Lentz
Progressively builds a deep realizing of macromolecular behavior
Based on all of the authors' approximately 40 years of biophysics learn and educating event, this article instills readers with a deep figuring out of the biophysics of macromolecules. It units a superior beginning within the fundamentals via starting with center actual ideas equivalent to thermodynamics, quantum chemical types, molecular constitution and interactions, and water and the hydrophobic influence. subsequent, the e-book examines statistical mechanics, protein-ligand binding, and conformational balance. ultimately, the authors tackle kinetics and equilibria, exploring underlying thought, protein folding, and stochastic models.
With its powerful emphasis on molecular interactions, Equilibria and Kinetics of organic Macromolecules deals new insights and views on proteins and different macromolecules. The textual content gains insurance of:
- Basic concept, purposes, and new examine findings
- Related themes in thermodynamics, quantum mechanics, statistical mechanics, and molecular simulations
- Principles and functions of molecular simulations in a committed bankruptcy and interspersed through the text
- Macromolecular binding equilibria from the point of view of statistical mechanics
- Stochastic tactics relating to macromolecules
Suggested readings on the finish of every bankruptcy comprise unique examine papers, reports and monographs, allowing readers to discover person subject matters in larger intensity. on the finish of the textual content, ten appendices provide refreshers on mathematical remedies, together with chance, computational tools, Poisson equations, and defining molecular boundaries.
With its classroom-tested pedagogical strategy, Equilibria and Kinetics of organic Macromolecules is usually recommended as a graduate-level textbook for biophysics classes and as a reference for researchers who are looking to improve their realizing of macromolecular behavior.
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