Thermobiochemical studies of animal cell systems in vitro: evidence of their nature from bioreactor studies

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dc.contributor.author Kemp, Richard B.
dc.contributor.editor Lörinczy, D.
dc.date.accessioned 2009-10-21T09:58:23Z
dc.date.available 2009-10-21T09:58:23Z
dc.date.issued 2004
dc.identifier.citation Kemp , R B 2004 , ' Thermobiochemical studies of animal cell systems in vitro: evidence of their nature from bioreactor studies ' . in D Lörinczy (ed.) , Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Vol. 5 . Kluwer Academic Publishers , pp. 217-251 . en
dc.identifier.isbn 9.78140202218E12
dc.identifier.isbn 978-1-4020-2218-0
dc.identifier.other PURE: 123372
dc.identifier.other dspace: 2160/3267
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/3267
dc.identifier.uri http://www.springer.com/chemistry/physical/book/978-1-4020-2218-0 en
dc.description Kemp, R. B. (2004). Thermobiochemical studies of animal cell systems in vitro: evidence of their nature from bioreactor studies.   Hot Topics in Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Vol. 5, The Nature of Biological Systems as Revealed by Thermal Methods, Lörinczy, D. (Ed.) Kluwer Academic Publishers, pp217-251 en
dc.description.abstract The Nature of Biological Systems as Revealed by Thermal Methods is a guide for experiments using thermal methods. The Editor has used his many years of experience to create a unique resource that will enable others with a less mathematical background, to realize the beauty and power of this tool and to gain a better understanding of biological problems. Biological calorimetry (and of course thermal analysis) is of increasing interest and is not covered thoroughly in other resources. The methods presented are macroscopic, for the rather inhomogeneous material (micromethods are often not possible or not pertinent). This book will help beginners in the field of thermal analysis or calorimetry understand the principles of thermodynamics being applied to biological systems. Biological systems are highly organized and very complex. The water and the different types of weak interactions among the macromolecules make the interpretation of thermal events very difficult. This book includes examples how to handle such problems. The Nature of Biological Systems as Revealed by Thermal Methods is unique in that it: -has a broad spectrum, from molecules and biochemistry, tissues, and food, to whole organisms; -combines practical problems (food processing, quality control, thermal denaturation of proteins, plants and small insects, etc.) with concrete solutions and interpretation; -provides practical strategies and tools without 'dry physics and mathematics'; -initiates the application of thermal methods in new fields (e.g. medicine); -forces the reader to go into more detail of thermodynamics and thermal techniques; -simplifies communication between biologists, medical doctors and experts of thermal analysis. The book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in thermodynamics, including practising professionals applying thermal methods to biological problems; researchers and graduate students beginning work using thermal methods; and specialists of thermal analysis starting work on biological problems. In addition, this book will be a useful resource for libraries and institutes as the only book covering quantitative thermal analysis of biological systems. en
dc.format.extent 35 en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Kluwer Academic Publishers
dc.relation.ispartof Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry Vol. 5 en
dc.title Thermobiochemical studies of animal cell systems in vitro: evidence of their nature from bioreactor studies en
dc.type Text en
dc.type.publicationtype Book chapter en
dc.contributor.institution Aberystwyth University en
dc.contributor.institution Institute of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en


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