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Title Cell motility / edited by Peter Lenz
Published New York ; London : Springer, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 248 pages) : illustrations, 8 unnumbered pages of plates (some color)
Series Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Contents Front Matter; The Physics Of Listeria Propulsion; Biophysical Aspects of Actin-Based Cell Motility in Fish Epithelial Keratocytes; Directed Motility and Dictyostelium Aggregation; Microtubule Forces and Organization; Mechanisms of Molecular Motor Action and Inaction; Molecular Mechanism of Mycoplasma Gliding -- A Novel Cell Motility System; Hydrodynamics and Rheology of Active Polar Filaments; Collective Effects in Arrays of Cilia and Rotational Motors; Back Matter
Summary Cell motility is an example of cell behavior which is important to a number of biological and pathological processes. The main challenge in the field is to develop a physical description on how and why cells move. This book gives an overview of the fundamental biological facts, theoretical models, and experimental developments in this area
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Cells -- Motility.
Cell Movement -- physiology
Cell Movement
Cytoskeleton -- physiology
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Cell Biology.
Cytoskeleton -- physiology.
Cells -- Motility.
Cell Movement -- physiology.
Physique.
Cells -- Motility.
Form Electronic book
Author Lenz, Peter
ISBN 9780387730509
0387730508
0387730494
9780387730493