Chapter 6. Aggregating Self-Assembly

  1. Tom A. Waigh

Published Online: 16 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch6

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists

How to Cite

Waigh, T. A. (2007) Aggregating Self-Assembly, in Applied Biophysics: A Molecular Approach for Physical Scientists, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470513156.ch6

Author Information

  1. University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470017173

Online ISBN: 9780470513156

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Keywords:

  • pie-shaped coat proteins;
  • rod-like helical virus;
  • sickle cell anaemia;
  • Self-assembled beta-sheet amyloid plaques;
  • smectic-layered structures;
  • aggregating self-assembly and non-aggregating self-assembly;
  • non-equilibrium thermodynamic processes;
  • biomolecular system partial molar Gibbs free energy;
  • surface free energy;
  • critical micelle concentrations (CMCs)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Surfactants

  • Viruses

  • Self-Assembly of Proteins

  • Polymerisation of Cytoskeletal Filaments (Motility)

  • Further Reading

  • Tutorial Questions