Mathematical Approaches To Biomolecular Structure And Dynamics

Hardcover | August 29, 1996

EditorJill P. Mesirov, Klaus Schulten, De Witt Sumners...Revised byKlaus Schulten

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:257 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.27 inPublished:August 29, 1996Publisher:Springer New York

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Contents: I. Biomolecular Topology: Tangle complexity and the topology of the chinese rings.- Lattice invariants for knots.- Topology and geometry of biopolymers.- Energy functions for knots: beginning to predict physical behavior. II. Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics: Theory: The elastic rod provides a model for DNA and its functions.- Hamiltonian formulations and symmetries in rod mechanics.- Statistical mechanics of supercoiled DNA.- Determination of the DNA helical repeat and of the structure of supercoiled DNA by cryo-electron microscopy.- Dynamics of twist and writhe and the modeling of bacterial fibers. III. Biomolecular Structure and Dynamics: Computation: Integration methods for molecular dynamics.- On the parallelization of charmm on the CM-5/5E.- Computational studies of spatially constrained DNA.- Pursuing Laplace's vision on modern computers.