Author Mierke, Claudia Tanja
Title Cellular mechanics and biophysics [electronic resource] : structure and function of basic cellular components regulating cell mechanics / by Claudia Tanja Mierke
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2020
book jacket
Descript xxviii, 900 p. : ill., digital ; 24 cm
Series Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering, 1618-7210
Biological and medical physics, biomedical engineering
Note Introduction into biophysics and basic processes in biology from a biophysical point of view -- Cellular mechanics and cellular biophysics -- Methods of biological physics -- Immunological biophysics -- Microbiological and viral aspects from a biophysical point of view
This book focuses on the mechanical properties of cells, discussing the basic concepts and processes in the fields of immunology, biology, and biochemistry. It introduces and explains state-of-the-art biophysical methods and examines the role of mechanical properties in the cell/protein interaction with the connective tissue microenvironment. The book presents a unique perspective on cellular mechanics and biophysics by combining the mechanical, biological, physical, biochemical, medical, microbiological, viral, and immunological views, highlighting the importance of the mechanical properties of cells and biophysical measurement methods. The book guides readers through the complex and growing field of cellular mechanics and biophysics, connecting and discussing research findings from different fields such as biology, cell biology, immunology, physics, and medicine. Featuring suggestions for further reading throughout and addressing a wide selection of biophysical topics, this book is an indispensable guide for graduate and advanced undergraduate students in the fields of cellular mechanics and biophysics
Host Item Springer Nature eBook
Subject Cells -- Mechanical properties
Biological and Medical Physics, Biophysics
Cell Physiology
Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering
Alt Author SpringerLink (Online service)