E. coli in Motion / Edition 1

E. coli in Motion / Edition 1

by Howard C. Berg
     
 

Escherichia coli, commonly referred to as E. coli, has been the organism of choice for molecular genetics for decades. Its machinery and mobile behavior is one of the most fascinating topics for cell scientists. Scientists and engineers, not trained in microbiology, and who would like to learn more about living machines, can see it as a unique example. This

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Overview

Escherichia coli, commonly referred to as E. coli, has been the organism of choice for molecular genetics for decades. Its machinery and mobile behavior is one of the most fascinating topics for cell scientists. Scientists and engineers, not trained in microbiology, and who would like to learn more about living machines, can see it as a unique example. This cross-disciplinary monograph covers more than thirty years of research and is accessible to graduate students and scientists alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387008882
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
10/01/2003
Series:
Biological and Medical Physics, Biomedical Engineering Series
Edition description:
2004
Pages:
134
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.60(d)

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1Why E. coli?1
Ch. 2Larger Organisms7
Ch. 3Cell Populations19
Ch. 4Individual Cells31
Ch. 5Flagellar Motion39
Ch. 6Physical Constraints49
Ch. 7Optimal Control61
Ch. 8Cellular Hardware69
Ch. 9Behavioral Hardware77
Ch. 10Gene Regulation91
Ch. 11Gain Paradox97
Ch. 12Rotary Motor105
Ch. 13Epilogue121
App.: Parts Lists125
Index131

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