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Fractal Geometry in Biological Systems

An Analytical Approach, 1st Edition

By Philip M. Iannaccone, Mustafa Khokha

CRC Press

384 pages

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Fractal Geometry in Biological Systems was written by the leading experts in the field of mathematics and the biological sciences together. It is intended to inform researchers in the bringing about the fundamental nature of fractals and their widespread appearance in biological systems. The chapters explain how the presence of fractal geometry can be used in an analytical way to predict outcomes in systems, to generate hypotheses, and to help design experiments. The authors make the mathematics accessible to a wide audience and do not assume prior experience in this area.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Fractal Geometry, P.M. Iannaccone and M.K. Khokha

Molecules

Scale Invariant Features of Coding and Noncoding DNA Sequences, H.E. Stanley, S.V. Buldyrev, A.L. Goldberger, S. Havlin, R.N. Mantegna, C.K. Peng, and M. Simons

Ion Channel Kinetics, L.S. Liebovitch

Protein Conformation and Enzymatic Kinetics, H.Q. Li and F.W. Wang

Cells

Morphogenesis by Bacterial Cells, T. Matsuyama and M. Matsushita

Fractal Studies of Neuronal and Glial Cellular Morphology, T.G. Smith and G.D. Lange

Tissues

Mosaic Pattern in Tissues from Chimeras, M.K. Khokha and P.M. Iannaccone

Applications of Fractal Geometry in Pathology, G. Landini

Organs

Fractals and the Heart, A.L. Goldberger, C.K. Peng, J. Hausdorff, J. Mietus, S. Havlin, and H.E. Stanley

Fractal Probability Density and EEG/ERP Time Series, B.J. West, M.N. Novaes, and V. Kavcic

Advanced Topics in Fractal Geometry

Fractal Geometry, T. Vicsek

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT003000
MATHEMATICS / Applied
SCI017000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Cytology
SCI049000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Molecular Biology