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Nanoscale Biophysics of the Cell

  • Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
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  10. Back Matter
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About this book

Introduction

Macroscopic cellular structures and functions are generally investigated using biological and biochemical approaches. But these methods are no longer adequate when one needs to penetrate deep into the small-scale structures and understand their functions. The cell is found to hold various physical structures, molecular machines, and processes that require physical and mathematical approaches to understand and indeed manipulate them. Disorders in general cellular compartments, perturbations in single molecular structures, drug distribution therein, and target specific drug-binding, etc. are mostly physical phenomena. This book will show how biophysics has revolutionized our way of addressing the science and technology of nanoscale structures of cells, and also describes the potential for manipulating the events that occur in them.

Keywords

Cell Imaging Cell and Membrane Biophysics Cell-based Nanotechnology Drug Delivery in Cell Dynamics of the Cell Electrophysiology of the Cell Molecular Machines of the Cell Nanoscale Biology Nanoscale Processes in Cells Nanotechnology of the cell Quantum Biophysics

Authors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Ashrafuzzaman
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  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry College of ScienceKing Saud UniversityRiyadhSaudi Arabia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-77465-7
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-77463-3
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-77465-7
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