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Self-organized biological dynamics and nonlinear control [electronic resource] : toward understanding complexity, chaos and emergent function in living systems / edited by Jan Walleczek.

Contributor(s): Walleczek, Jan, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2000Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 428 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780511059773; 0511059779; 0511066082 (electronic bk.); 9780511066085 (electronic bk.); 0511068212; 9780511068218; 9780521624367 (hb); 0521624363 (hb).Subject(s): Cellular signal transduction | Self-organizing systems | Nonlinear systems | Electronic books | Transduction du signal cellulaire | Syst�emes auto-organis�es | Syst�emes non lin�eaires | SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Cell BiologyGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Self-organized biological dynamics and nonlinear control.DDC classification: 571.6 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
The frontiers and challenges of biodynamics research / Jan Walleczek -- pt. 1. Nonlinear dynamics in biology and response to stimuli. External signals and internal oscillation dynamics : principal aspects and response of stimulated rhythmic processes / Friedemann Kaiser ; Nonlinear dynamics in biochemical and biophysical systems : from enzyme kinetics to epilepsy / Raima Larter, Robert Worth and Brent Speelman ; Fractal mechanisms in neuronal control : human heartbeat and gait dynamics in health and disease / Chung-Kang Peng, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff and Ary L. Goldberger ; Self-organizing dynamics in human sensorimotor coordination and perception / Mingzhou Ding ... [et al.] ; Signal processing by biochemical reaction networks / Adam P. Arkin -- pt. 2. Nonlinear sensitivity of biological systems to electromagnetic stimuli. Electrical signal detection and noise in systems with long-range coherence / Paul C. Gailey ; Oscillatory signals in migrating neutrophils : effects of time-varying chemical and electric fields / Howard R. Petty ; Enzyme kinetics and nonlinear biochemical amplification in response to static and oscillating magnetic fields / Jan Walleczek and Clemens F. Eichwald ; Magnetic field sensitivity in the hippocampus / Stefan Engstr�om, Suzanne Bawin and W. Ross Adey -- pt. 3. Stochastic noise-induced dynamics and transport in biological systems. Stochastic resonance : looking forward / Frank Moss ; Stochastic resonance and small-amplitude signal transduction in voltage-gated ion channels / Sergey M. Bezrukov and Igor Vodyanoy -- Ratchets, rectifiers, and demons : the constructive role of noise in free energy and signal transduction / R. Dean Astumian -- Cellular transduction of periodic and stochastic energy signals by electroconformational coupling / Tian Y. Tsong -- pt. 4. Nonlinear control of biological and other excitable systems. Controlling chaos in dynamical systems / Kenneth Showalter ; Electromagnetic fields and biological tissues : from nonlinear response to chaos control / William L. Ditto and Mark L. Spano ; Epilepsy : multistability in a dynamic disease / John G. Milton -- Control and perturbation of wave propagation in excitable systems / Oliver Steinbock and Stefan C. M�uller ; Changing paradigms in biomedicine : implications for future research and clinical applications / Jan Walleczek.
Summary: The growing impact of nonlinear science on biology and medicine is fundamentally changing our view of living organisms and disease processes. This book introduces the application to biomedicine of a broad range of interdisciplinary concepts from nonlinear dynamics, such as self-organization, complexity, coherence, stochastic resonance, fractals, and chaos.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The frontiers and challenges of biodynamics research / Jan Walleczek -- pt. 1. Nonlinear dynamics in biology and response to stimuli. External signals and internal oscillation dynamics : principal aspects and response of stimulated rhythmic processes / Friedemann Kaiser ; Nonlinear dynamics in biochemical and biophysical systems : from enzyme kinetics to epilepsy / Raima Larter, Robert Worth and Brent Speelman ; Fractal mechanisms in neuronal control : human heartbeat and gait dynamics in health and disease / Chung-Kang Peng, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff and Ary L. Goldberger ; Self-organizing dynamics in human sensorimotor coordination and perception / Mingzhou Ding ... [et al.] ; Signal processing by biochemical reaction networks / Adam P. Arkin -- pt. 2. Nonlinear sensitivity of biological systems to electromagnetic stimuli. Electrical signal detection and noise in systems with long-range coherence / Paul C. Gailey ; Oscillatory signals in migrating neutrophils : effects of time-varying chemical and electric fields / Howard R. Petty ; Enzyme kinetics and nonlinear biochemical amplification in response to static and oscillating magnetic fields / Jan Walleczek and Clemens F. Eichwald ; Magnetic field sensitivity in the hippocampus / Stefan Engstr�om, Suzanne Bawin and W. Ross Adey -- pt. 3. Stochastic noise-induced dynamics and transport in biological systems. Stochastic resonance : looking forward / Frank Moss ; Stochastic resonance and small-amplitude signal transduction in voltage-gated ion channels / Sergey M. Bezrukov and Igor Vodyanoy -- Ratchets, rectifiers, and demons : the constructive role of noise in free energy and signal transduction / R. Dean Astumian -- Cellular transduction of periodic and stochastic energy signals by electroconformational coupling / Tian Y. Tsong -- pt. 4. Nonlinear control of biological and other excitable systems. Controlling chaos in dynamical systems / Kenneth Showalter ; Electromagnetic fields and biological tissues : from nonlinear response to chaos control / William L. Ditto and Mark L. Spano ; Epilepsy : multistability in a dynamic disease / John G. Milton -- Control and perturbation of wave propagation in excitable systems / Oliver Steinbock and Stefan C. M�uller ; Changing paradigms in biomedicine : implications for future research and clinical applications / Jan Walleczek.

The growing impact of nonlinear science on biology and medicine is fundamentally changing our view of living organisms and disease processes. This book introduces the application to biomedicine of a broad range of interdisciplinary concepts from nonlinear dynamics, such as self-organization, complexity, coherence, stochastic resonance, fractals, and chaos.

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