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Biological Solitons

  • Alwyn C. Scott
Part of the Springer Series in Synergetics book series (SSSYN, volume 30)

Abstract

A fundamental problem in biochemistry is to understand how metabolic energy is stored and transported in biological molecules [1,2]. In order to achieve this understanding, two distinct questions must be addressed. The first is a question of biophysics: What mechanisms are available for the storage and transport of biological energy? Only after this first question has been answered in detail can one approach with confidence the biological question: What mechanisms are actually employed by biological organisms for the storage and transport of energy?

Keywords

Peptide Group Kink Transition Soliton Formation Metabolie Energy Molecular Energy Mechanism 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Alwyn C. Scott
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  1. 1.Los Alamos National LaboratoryCenter for Nonlinear StudiesLos AlamosUSA

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