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Macromolecular Crystallization and Crystal Perfection

Naomi E. Chayen, John R. Helliwell, and Edward H. Snell

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199213252
eISBN:
9780191707575
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213252.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography

Structural crystallography provides key information to understand the mechanism involved for biological processes. The technique requires high‐quality crystals. The book Macromolecular ... More


Intramembrane Charge Movements in Striated Muscle

Christopher L.-H. Huang

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198577492
eISBN:
9780191724190
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198577492.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This book provides a review of developments made in the understanding of cellular activation phenomena in striated muscle. Basic physical, mathematical, and physiological principles are covered. The ... More


Electrophysiological Basis of MEG Signals

Fernando H. Lopes da Silva

in MEG: An Introduction to Methods

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195307238
eISBN:
9780199863990
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307238.003.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Behavioral Neuroscience, Techniques

This chapter focuses on the basic physiological and biophysical aspects of how magnetic signals are generated in the brain. It begins with a brief description of the main features of ... More


Applications of AFM

Peter Eaton and Paul West

in Atomic Force Microscopy

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199570454
eISBN:
9780191722851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570454.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

AFM has been applied with great success to an incredibly wide range of scientific and technological fields, and in the final chapter we present a range of applications that show the breadth and depth ... More


Electrophysiology: Microelectrode Recordings

Partha P. Mitra and Hemant Bokil

in Observed Brain Dynamics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195178081
eISBN:
9780199864829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178081.003.0008
Subject:
Neuroscience, Techniques, Molecular and Cellular Systems

This chapter begins with a discussion of common experimental paradigms or approaches employed for electrophysiological recordings. It then presents a brief review of neuronal biophysics related to ... More


Ion Channels: From Structure to Function

James Kew and Ceri Davies (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199296750
eISBN:
9780191724572
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296750.001.0001
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development

Ion channels are intimately involved in the everyday physiological functions that enable us to live a full and varied life. When disease strikes, malfunction of ion channels or their dependent ... More


Dielectric Relaxation in Biological Systems: Physical Principles, Methods, and Applications

Valerica Raicu and Yuri Feldman (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199686513
eISBN:
9780191766398
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199686513.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Soft Matter / Biological Physics

This book covers the theoretical basis, experimental methods, and practical applications of the dielectric properties of biological systems, such as water, electrolytes and polyelectrolytes, ... More


Introduction

William R. Burch Jr., Gary E. Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

in The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.003.0001
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This introductory chapter discusses how environmental scientists, managers, and other professionals need to intensify their search for cross-cultural models of resource systems that include the ... More


An Overview of the Model

William R. Burch Jr., Gary E. Machlis, and Jo Ellen Force

in The Structure and Dynamics of Human Ecosystems: Toward a Model for Understanding and Action

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300137033
eISBN:
9780300231632
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300137033.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Nature

This chapter examines the Human Ecosystem Model (HEM), which began as a seedling in the late 1960s and has grown and developed into a middle-aged forest today. Human ecosystem is defined as a ... More


Biophysics: An Empirical Science

Robert G. Shulman

in Brain Imaging: What it Can (and Cannot) Tell Us About Consciousness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199838721
eISBN:
9780199345373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199838721.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

My confidence in physical explanations of the properties of inorganic matter, from my years of research at Bell Telephone Laboratories, was extended to biology by experimental tests with Francis ... More


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