Mechanistic Approaches to Interactions of Electric and Electromagnetic Fields with Living Systems

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  • ISBN-13: 9781489919700
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/31/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
  • Pages: 444
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.92 (d)

Table of Contents

Ions and Membrane Surfaces.- Ionic Processes at Membrane Surfaces: The Role of Electrical Double Layers in Electrically Stimulated Ion Transport.- Membrane Transduction of Low Energy Level Fields and the Ca++ Hypothesis.- Electrochemical Kinetics at the Cell Membrane: A Physicochemical Link for Electromagnetic Bioeffects.- Modification of Charge Distribution at Boundaries between Electrically Dissimilar Media.- The Role of the Magnetic Field in the EM Interaction with Ligand Binding.- Cyclotron Resonance in Cell Membranes: The Theory of the Mechanism.- Experimental Evidence for Ion Cyclotron Resonance Mediation of Membrane Transport.- Frequency and Amplitude Dependence of Electric Field Interactions: Electrokinetics and Biosynthesis.- Macromolecules.- The Influence of Surface Charge on Oligomeric Reactions as a Basis for Channel Dynamics.- Internal Electric Fields Generated by Surface Charges and Induced by Visible Light in Bacteriorhodopsin Membranes.- Interaction of Membrane Proteins with Static and Dynamic Electric Fields via Electroconformational Coupling.- Interactions Between Enzyme Catalysis and Non Stationary Electric Fields.- Patterns of Transcription and Translation in Cells Exposed to EM Fields: A Review.- Interaction of Electromagnetic Fields with Genetic Information.- Membrane Matrix.- Transient Aqueous Pores: A Mechanism for Coupling Electric Fields to Bilayer and Cell Membranes.- Electrorotation - The Spin of Cells in Rotating High Frequency Electric Fields.- Membranes, Electromagnetic Fields and Critical Phenomena.- Field Effects in Experimental Bilayer Lipid Membranes and Biomembranes.- Fusogenic Membrane Alterations Induced by Electric Field Pulses.- Integrated Systems.- Some Possible Limits on the Minimum Electrical Signals of Biological Significance.- Electrostatic Fields and their Influence on Surface Structure, Shape and Deformation of Red Blood Cells.- Cell Surface Ionic Phenomena in Transmembrane Signaling to Intracellular Enzyme Systems.- Low Energy Time Varying Electromagnetic Field Interactions with Cellular Control Mechanisms.- The Mechanism of Faradic Stimulation of Osteogenesis.- The Role of Calcium Ions in the Electrically Stimulated Neurite Formation in Vitro.- On the Responsiveness of Elasmobranch Fishes to Weak Electric Fields.- Contributors.

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