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By Wilhelm Nultsch (auth.), F. Lenci, F. Ghetti, G. Colombetti, D.-P. Häder, Pill-Soon Song (eds.)

This quantity includes the lectures given on the NATO complicated research Institute on "Biophysics of Photoreceptors and Photomovements in Microorganisms" held in Tir­ renia (Pisa), Italy, in September 1990. The Institute used to be backed and commonly funded by means of the medical Affairs department of NATO; the actual technology Committee and the Institute of Biophysics of nationwide learn Council of Italy additionally supported the varsity and considerably contributed to its good fortune. it really is our friendly responsibility to thank those institu­ tions. Scientists from very varied backgrounds contributed to the certainty of this speedy constructing box of study, which has visible substantial growth over the past years. The components of craftsmanship ranged from behavioral sciences, supported by way of sophi­ sticated innovations corresponding to snapshot research or laser mild scattering, to spectroscopy, ap­ plied, in several time domain names, to the examine of the first photoreactions, to electro­ body structure, biochemistry or molecular biology, with the purpose of examining some of the steps of the transduction chains and the way they keep an eye on the motor equipment of the cells. The organisms studied coated a variety, from micro organism to algae, fungi and different eukaryotes. therefore, the ASI represented a winning chance for wearing on and imple­ menting an interdisciplinary method of the learn of the biophysical foundation of photore­ ception and photosensory transduction in aneural organisms, with particular awareness to the fundamental phenomena and the underlying molecular occasions. we are hoping that this ebook has stuck the spirit within which the ASI used to be conceived.

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