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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Ricard, Jacques, 1929-
Biological complexity and the dynamics of life processes.
Amsterdam ; New York : Elsevier, 1999
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|ISBN:||0444500812 9780444500816 0444803033 9780444803030|
|Description:||xii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.|
|Contents:||Complexity and the structure of the living cell --
Elementary life processes viewed as dynamic physicochemical events --
Coupling between chemical and (or) vectorial processes as a basis for signal perception and transduction --
Control of metabolic networks under steady state conditions --
Compartmentalization of the living cell and thermodynamics of energy conversion --
Molecular crowding, transfer of information and channelling of molecules within supramolecular edifices --
Cell complexity, electrostatic partitioning of ions and bound enzyme reactions --
Dynamics and motility of supramolecular edifices in the living cell --
Temporal organization of metabolic cycles and structural complexity : oscillations and chaos --
Spatio-temporal organization during the early stages of development --
Evolution towards complexity.
|Series Title:||New comprehensive biochemistry, v. 34.|