Chemical Biology: Applications and Techniques

Chemical Biology: Applications and Techniques

Editor(s): Banafshé Larijani, Colin. A. Rosser, Rudiger Woscholski

Published Online: 27 APR 2007

Print ISBN: 9780470090640

Online ISBN: 9780470319253

DOI: 10.1002/9780470319253

About this Book

Written by a team of international researchers and teachers at the cutting edge of chemical biology research, this book provides an exciting, comprehensive introduction to a wide range of chemical and physical techniques with applications in areas as diverse as molecular biology, signal transduction, drug discovery and medicine.

Techniques include: Cryo-electron microscopy, atomic force microscopy, differential scanning calorimetry in the study of lipid structures, membrane potentials and membrane probes, identification and quantification of lipids using mass spectroscopy, liquid state NMR, solid state NMR in biomembranes, molecular dynamics, two dimensional infra-red studies of biomolecules, single and two-photon fluorescence, optical tweezers, PET imaging and chemical genetics.


  • a unique guide to the rapidly evolving, interdisciplinary field of chemical biology.
  • adopts a molecular structure for maximum flexibility.
  • addresses relevant, topical chemical biological questions throughout.
  • includes stunning illustrations.
  • associates website with PowerPoint slides of figures within the book.

Table of contents

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    3. Chapter 1

      Introduction (pages 1–10)

      Banafshé Larijani, Colin. A. Rosser and Rudiger Woscholski

    4. Chapter 12

      Optical Tweezers (pages 199–216)

      Christopher Batters and Justin E. Molloy

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