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May 13, 2011
An overview of the resource from the Project Director.
Jun 5, 2013
Introducing the key aspects of cell structure and function.
Jun 4, 2013
The forces within cells and how these affect the stiffness of the cell.
May 30, 2013
Explaining the processes in a living cell.
May 29, 2013
How to model a molecular machine
May 28, 2013
A description of techniques.
May 27, 2013
The use of microtubules to support cell function.
May 23, 2013
The process of mitosis in cells.
Mar 1, 2013
An introduction to the idea of free energy and how it is considered within biology.
Feb 1, 2013 1 comment
The two most important sources of biological free energy in living cells are the protonmotive force (pmf) and adenosine triphosphate (ATP).
Jan 20, 2013
This lecture introduces the structure of DNA and RNA.
Jan 15, 2013
This lecture shows how physical properties of biological polymers molecules such as DNA and RNA can be modelled.
Jan 10, 2013
This lecture describes the structures of protein molecules.
Jan 7, 2013
The interactions that determine the 3-dimensional shape of a protein.
Jan 5, 2013
Carbohydrates and lipids each represent an enormous family of molecules with some common characteristics.