Biophysical Chemistry
First Edition   ©1980

Biophysical Chemistry

Part I: The Conformation of Biological Macromolecules

Charles R. Cantor (Columbia University) , Paul R. Schimmel (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

  • ISBN-10: 0-7167-1188-5; ISBN-13: 978-0-7167-1188-9; Format: Paper Text, 365 pages

PART I: THE CONFORMATION OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES
1. An Introduction to the Strategy and Tactics of Biophysical Chemistry
2. Structure of Proteins
3. Structure of Nucleic Acids
4. Other Biological Polymers
5. Conformational Analysis and Forces That Determine Protein Structure
6. Conformational Analysis and Forces That Determine Nucleic Acid Structure
   
PART II: TECHNIQUES FOR THE STUDY OF BIOLOGICAL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION
7. Absorption Spectroscopy
8. Other Optical Techniques
9. Introduction to Magnetic Resonance
10. Size and Shape of Macromolecules
11. Ultracentrifugation
12. Other Hydrodynamic Techniques
13. X-Ray Crystallography
14. Other Scattering and Diffraction Techniques
   
PART III: THE BEHAVIOR OF BIOLOGICAL MACROMOLECULES
15. Ligand Interactions at Equilibrium
16. Kinetics of Ligand Interactions
17. Regulation of Biological Activity
18. Configurational Statistics of Polymer Chains
19. Elementary Polymer-Chain Hydrodynamics and Chain Dimensions
20. Conformational Equilibria of Polypeptides and Proteins: The Helix-Coil Transition
21. Conformational Equilibria of Polypeptides and Proteins: Reversible Folding of Proteins
22. Nucleic Acid Structural Transitions
23. Statistical Mechanics and Kinetics of Nucleic Acid Interactions
24. Tertiary Structure of Nucleic Acids
25. Introduction to Membrane Equilibria and to Bilayers