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Biological Soft Matter

Biological Soft Matter

Corinne Nardin, Helmut Schlaad

ISBN: 978-3-527-81099-4

Jun 2019

392 pages

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This book is a must-have for everyone who is working in the field of biological soft matter. All the important substance classes like proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and polysaccarides and their role in forming superstructures are presented in this great reference.

Natural and artificial polymers
- Proteins
- Polysaccharides and glycoproteins
- Lignin, polyesters and polyprene
Macromolecular assemblies
- Lipid membranes (Angelina Angelova, Institut Galien Paris-Sud, Faculte Pharmacie Paris-Sud, Chatenay-Malabry, France)
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Fusion and instabilities
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Lipid rafts
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Cell adhesion
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Cell motility
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Blood: a complex rheofluid
- DNA condensation
- Fibrillization of peptides and proteins: the physics of protein self-assembly