Physical Models of Living Systems
First EditionPhilip Nelson©2015
Building the competencies that form the foundation for the new MCAT2015, Physical Models of Living Systems is perfectly suited for intermediate-level undergraduates pursuing any science or engineering major.
Table of Contents
I First Steps1. Virus Dynamics2. Physics and Biology II Randomness in Biology3. Discrete Randomness4. Some Useful Discrete Distributions5. Continuous Distributions6. Model selection and parameter estimation7. Poisson Processes III Control in Cells8. Randomness in Cellular Processes9. Negative Feedback Control10. Genetic Switches in Cells11. Cellular OscillatorsEpilogue Appendix A Global List of SymbolsAppendix B Units and dimensional analysis
Appendix C Numerical Values