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Biophysical Journal

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The Biophysical Journal is a peer-reviewed scientific journal published by Cell Press on behalf of the Biophysical Society. [1]

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Abraham Pais

Abraham Pais (May 19, 1918 – July 28, 2000) was a Dutch-born American physicist and science historian.

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Alex Mogilner

Alex Mogilner is an American professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences and the Department of Biology at New York University.

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ANNINE-6plus is a water soluble voltage sensitive dye (also called potentiometric dyes).

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Antonio Brú

Antonio Brú Espino (born 1962) is Theoretical physicist and permanent professor in the Departament of Applied Mathematics at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

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Ariel Fernandez

Ariel Fernandez (born Ariel Fernández Stigliano, April 8, 1957) is an Argentinian–American physical chemist and pharmaceutical researcher.

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Atomic force microscopy

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) or scanning force microscopy (SFM) is a very-high-resolution type of scanning probe microscopy (SPM), with demonstrated resolution on the order of fractions of a nanometer, more than 1000 times better than the optical diffraction limit.

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Bidomain model

The bidomain model is a mathematical model for the electrical properties of cardiac muscle that takes into account the anisotropy of both the intracellular and extracellular spaces.

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Biophysical chemistry

Biophysical chemistry is a physical science that uses the concepts of physics and physical chemistry for the study of biological systems.

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Biophysical Society

The Biophysical Society is an international scientific society whose purpose is to encourage the development and dissemination of knowledge in biophysics.

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bioRxiv (pronounced "bio-archive") is an open access preprint repository for the biological sciences co-founded by John Inglis and Richard Sever in November 2013.

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Bis-tris propane

Bis-tris propane, or 1,3-bis(tris(hydroxymethyl)methylamino)propane, also known as BTP, is a chemical substance that is used in buffer solutions.

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Calcium in biology

Calcium ions (Ca2+) play a vital role in the physiology and biochemistry of organisms and the cell.

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Calcium signaling

Calcium (Ca2+) ions are important for cellular signalling, as once they enter the cytosol of the cytoplasm they exert allosteric regulatory effects on many enzymes and proteins.

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Citric acid cycle

The citric acid cycle (CAC) – also known as the tricarboxylic acid (TCA) cycle or the Krebs cycle – is a series of chemical reactions used by all aerobic organisms to release stored energy through the oxidation of acetyl-CoA derived from carbohydrates, fats, and proteins into carbon dioxide and chemical energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP).

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Denis Wirtz

Denis Wirtz is the Vice Provost for Research and Theophilus Halley Smoot Professor of Engineering Science at Johns Hopkins University.

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A detergent is a surfactant or a mixture of surfactants with cleaning properties in dilute solutions.

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Durotaxis is a form of cell migration in which cells are guided by rigidity gradients, which arise from differential structural properties of the extracellular matrix (ECM).

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Eugene Rabinowitch

Eugene Rabinowitch (1901–1973) was a Russian-born American biophysicist who is best known for his work in relation to nuclear weapons, especially as a co-author of the Franck Report and a co-founder in 1945 of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, a global security and public policy magazine, which he edited until his death.

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Extracellular matrix

In biology, the extracellular matrix (ECM) is a collection of extracellular molecules secreted by support cells that provides structural and biochemical support to the surrounding cells.

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Fences and pickets model of plasma membrane structure

The Fences and pickets model of plasma membrane is a concept of cell membrane structure suggesting that the fluid plasma membrane is compartmentalized by actin-based membrane-skeleton “fences” and anchored transmembrane protein “pickets”.

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History of evolutionary thought

Evolutionary thought, the conception that species change over time, has roots in antiquity – in the ideas of the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Chinese as well as in medieval Islamic science.

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Hop diffusion

Hop diffusion - is a non-Brownian diffusion of proteins and lipid molecules within the plasma membrane.

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Host–guest chemistry

In supramolecular chemistry, host–guest chemistry describes complexes that are composed of two or more molecules or ions that are held together in unique structural relationships by forces other than those of full covalent bonds.

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Hypogastrura nivicola

Hypogastrura nivicola is a species of dark blue springtail.

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Index of physics articles (B)

The index of physics articles is split into multiple pages due to its size.

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Jane Clarke (scientist)

Jane Clarke, (née Morgan; born 10 September 1950) is a British biochemist and academic.

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Lipid bilayer characterization

Lipid bilayer characterization is the use of various optical, chemical and physical probing methods to study the properties of lipid bilayers.

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Lipid bilayer mechanics

Lipid bilayer mechanics is the study of the physical material properties of lipid bilayers, classifying bilayer behavior with stress and strain rather than biochemical interactions.

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List of academic journals by preprint policy

This is a list of academic journals by their submission policies regarding the use of preprints prior to publication, such as the arXiv, and bioRxiv.

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List of biology journals

This is a list of articles about scientific journals in biology and its various subfields.

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List of biophysically important macromolecular crystal structures

Crystal structures of protein and nucleic acid molecules and their complexes are central to the practice of most parts of biophysics, and have shaped much of what we understand scientifically at the atomic-detail level of biology.

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List of physics journals

This is a list of physics journals with existing articles on Wikipedia.

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List of scientific journals

The following is a partial list of scientific journals.

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Low-frequency collective motion in proteins and DNA

Low-frequency collective motion in proteins and DNA refers to the application of statistical thermodynamics to understand low-frequency vibrations in biomolecules.

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Michael Behe

Michael J. Behe (born January 18, 1952) is an American biochemist, author, and advocate of the pseudoscientific principle of intelligent design (ID).

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Microrheology is a technique used to measure the rheological properties of a medium, such as microviscosity, via the measurement of the trajectory of a flow tracer (a micrometre-sized particle).

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Model lipid bilayer

A model lipid bilayer is any bilayer assembled in vitro, as opposed to the bilayer of natural cell membranes or covering various sub-cellular structures like the nucleus.

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Multifocal plane microscopy

Multifocal plane microscopy (MUM) or Multiplane microscopy or Biplane microscopy is a form of light microscopy that allows the tracking of the 3D dynamics in live cells at high temporal and spatial resolution by simultaneously imaging different focal planes within the specimen.

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Myosin head

Muscle contraction is caused by the sliding action of thick filaments over thin filaments of the myofibril.

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Neutron spin echo

Neutron spin echo spectroscopy is an inelastic neutron scattering technique invented by Ferenc Mezei in the 1970s, and developed in collaboration with John Hayter.

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Non-innocent ligand

In chemistry, a (redox) non-innocent ligand is a ligand in a metal complex where the oxidation state is not clear.

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Orientations of Proteins in Membranes database

Orientations of Proteins in Membranes (OPM) database provides spatial positions of membrane protein structures with respect to the lipid bilayer.

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Osmolytes are compounds affecting osmosis.

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Outline of biophysics

The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to biophysics: Biophysics – interdisciplinary science that uses the methods of physics to study biological systems.

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P680, or Photosystem II primary donor, (where P stands for pigment) refers to either of the two special chlorophyll dimers (also named special pairs), PD1 or PD2.

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Pancreatic islets

The pancreatic islets or islets of Langerhans are the regions of the pancreas that contain its endocrine (hormone-producing) cells, discovered in 1869 by German pathological anatomist Paul Langerhans.

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Photodynamic therapy

Photodynamic therapy (PDT), sometimes called photochemotherapy, is a form of phototherapy involving light and a photosensitizing chemical substance, used in conjunction with molecular oxygen to elicit cell death (phototoxicity).

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Piranha solution

Piranha solution, also known as piranha etch, is a mixture of sulfuric acid (H2SO4) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2), used to clean organic residues off substrates.

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Poisson–Boltzmann equation

The Poisson–Boltzmann equation is a useful equation in many settings, whether it be to understand physiological interfaces, polymer science, electron interactions in a semiconductor, or more.

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Quantasomes are particles found in the thylakoid membrane of chloroplasts in which photosynthesis takes place.

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Rotating locomotion in living systems

Several organisms are capable of rolling locomotion; however, true wheels and propellers—despite their utility in human vehicles—do not appear to play a significant role in the movement of living things (with the exception of certain flagella, which function like corkscrews).

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Single-particle tracking

Single-particle tracking (SPT) is the observation of the motion of individual particles within a medium.

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Solenoid (DNA)

The solenoid structure of chromatin is a model for the structure of the 30 nm fibre.

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Transcription factories

In genetics, transcription factories describe the discrete sites where transcription occurs in the nucleus.

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Van der Pol oscillator

In dynamics, the Van der Pol oscillator is a non-conservative oscillator with non-linear damping.

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