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Biophysics

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Biophysics (also biological physics) is an interdisciplinary science that applies theories and methods of the physical sciences to questions of biology. Many of the research traditions in biophysics were initiated by scientists who were doctoral level physicists, although many of the scientists who call themselves biophysicists today were not. Biophysicists work in the areas of physiology, neuroscience, biochemistry and molecular biology.

Topics in biophysics and related fields

  • bioenergetics
  • cell biophysics
  • channels, receptors and transporters
  • electrophysiology
  • membranes
  • muscle and contractility
  • nucleic acids
  • photobiophysics
  • proteins
  • supramolecular assemblies
  • spectroscopy, imaging etc.
  • systems neuroscience
  • neural encoding

Notable biophysicists

  • Georg von Békésy, research on the human ear, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1961
  • Friedrich Dessauer, research on radiation, especially X-rays
  • Walter Friedrich widely viewed as a co-founder of biophysics
  • Boris Rajewsky
  • Maurice Wilkins, co-discover of the structure of DNA, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1962

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