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Hydration Processes in Biology : Theoretical and Experimental Approaches - M-.C.Bellossent- Funel

Hydration Processes in Biology

Theoretical and Experimental Approaches

By: M-.C.Bellossent- Funel (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 1st January 1999
ISBN: 9789051994391
Number Of Pages: 430

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The interaction of water at organic surfaces or interfaces is of fundamental and technological interest and importance in chemistry, physics and biology. Progress towards an in-depth, molecular interpretation of the structure and dynamics of interfacial water needs a range of novel experimental and simulation techniques. We are now reaching the stage at which we understand, at the molecular level, the mutual perturbation at a macromolecule/water interface. The aims of this book are to provide with a comprehensive background to the properties of bulk water at the microscopic level and with a substantial account of the theoretical and experimental contributions which have been done to understand the role of water in various systems from some model systems to the more complex ones such as the biological systems.

List of Participants
Group Photograph and Key
Preface
Mysteries of Water
Physics of Liquid Water, Structure and Dynamics
Dynamics of Bulk Supercooled and Interfacial Water
From Ices to Proteins: The Organisation of Water at Interfaces (Part 1)
The Structural Basis of the Hydrophobic Interaction (Part 2)
Glass Transitions and Folding Transitions in Complex Systems
Collective Effects in Hydrated Proteins
Hydration and Protein-Protein Interaction
The Dynamical Transition in Proteins: The Role of Hydrogen Bonds
Hydration of Biological Membranes: Role of Water in Structure, Dynamics and Function of the Proton Pump Bacteriorhodopsin
Magnetic Relaxation Dispersion: Principles and Applications (Part 1)
Water in Biological Systems: The NMR Picture (Part 2)
NMR Structure Determination of Biological Macromolecules and Studies of Hydration in Solution (Part 1)
Studies of Protein Solvation in Aqueous Solution by High Resolution NMR Techniques (Part 2)
Structure and Hydration of the Antennapedia Homeodomain-DNA Complex and Specificity of DNA Recognition in Transcriptional Control (Part 3)
Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Proteins in Aqueous Environment
Water and Membranes: Molecular Details from MD Simulations
Hydration Forces between Biological Macromolecules: Measurements, Speculations and Established Facts (Part 1)
Theory of Electrostatic and Hydration Interactions between Helical Macromolecules (Part 2)
Model Computation of Hydration Structure and Forces between Biopolymers in Aqueous Solution
Simulations of Protein Unfolding: Insights into the Hydration Process
Workshop on the Physics of Water
Viscoelastic Relaxation in Proteins: Workshop on X-Ray and Neutron Scattering
Workshop on NMR and Hydration of Biomacromolecules in Aqueous Solutions
A Workshop on MD Simulations
List of Oral Contributions
List of Poster Presentations
Subject Index
Author Index
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9789051994391
ISBN-10: 9051994397
Series: NATO Science Series A: Life Sciences
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 430
Published: 1st January 1999
Publisher: IOS Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.4 x 15.6  x 2.5
Weight (kg): 0.81
Edition Number: 1

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