The Structures of Life
Publisher: National Institutes of Health 2007
Number of pages: 66
A fascinating and easy-to-read book about the structures of life. From the contents: Proteins are the Body's Worker Molecules; X-Ray Crystallography: Art Marries Science; The World of NMR: Magnets, Radio Waves, and Detective Work; Structure-based Drug Design: From the Computer to the Clinic; Beyond Drug Design.
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Contents: Cell and its Biochemistry; Biomolecules; The Carbohydrates: Monosaccharides, Disaccharides and Polysaccharides; Glucose,Glycogen and Diabetes; Glycolysis; Water: The solvent of the cell; Nucleic acid; Chromosome and its structure; etc.
by J. Grotendorst, N. Attig, S. Bluegel, D. Marx - Julich Supercomputing Centre
Coarse graining of molecular systems and solids, quantum/classical hybrid methods, embedding and multiple time step techniques, creating reactive potentials, multiscale magnetism, adaptive resolution ideas or hydrodynamic interactions are discussed.
- National Academies Press
The human organism is a true ecosystem composed of human cells, bacteria, fungi, algae, and viruses. As such, humans are not unlike other complex ecosystems containing microbial assemblages observed in the marine and earth environments.
by Timea Gerczei, Scott Pattison - Walter De Gruyter Inc
The Manual uses a highly relevant model, antibiotic resistance, to teach seminal topics of biochemistry and molecular biology. It includes all classic biochemistry techniques such as HPLC or enzyme kinetics and is complete with numerous problem sets.