Advances in Biology. Volume 2


Charles D. Grant (Editor)

Series: Advances in Biology
BISAC: SCI008000

“Advances in Medicine and Biology” presents original research results on the leading edge of medicine and biology research. Each article has been carefully selected in an attempt to present substantial research results across a broad spectrum.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Combined DFT/Electrostatics Approach: Exploring the Coupling of Biological Electron and Proton Transfer Reactions in Cytochrome c Oxidase
Dragan M. Popović
Department of Chemistry, Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, National Institute of the Republic of Serbia, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia

Chapter 2. Detection of Amyloid Fibrils Using Unsymmetric Cationic Cyanine Dyes
O. Zhytniakivska¹, PhD, A. Kurutos²,³, PhD, U. Tarabara¹, PhD, K. Vus¹, PhD, V. Trusova¹, PhD, and G. Gorbenko¹, PhD
¹Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Nanotechnologies, V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine
²Institute of Organic Chemistry with Centre of Phytochemistry, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria
³Department of Pharmaceutical and Applied Organic Chemistry, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski,” Sofia, Bulgaria

Chapter 3. Membrane Effects of Amyloid Fibrils: Fluorescence Study and Computer Modeling
V. Trusova, O. Zhytniakivska, U. Tarabara, K. Vus and G. Gorbenko
Department of Medical Physics and Biomedical Nanotechnologies, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University, Kharkiv, Ukraine

Chapter 4. Updating Curvature of Graphitic Materials: Molecular Modeling Studies on the Spiral Structure of Graphene and Eumelanin Models
Juan C. Stockert¹,², MD, PhD, and Marcelo N. Felix-Pozzi³
¹Institute of Oncology “Angel H. Roffo”, Research Area, Faculty of Medicine, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina
²Integrative Center of Biology and Applied Chemistry, University Bernardo O’Higgins, Santiago, Chile
³Department of Micro and Nanotechnology, Institute of Nanosciences and Nanotechnology, Constituyentes Atomic Center, National Commission of Atomic Energy, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Chapter 5. Generation of Antigen Specific CD8+ T Cells by B Cells and Dendritic Cells
Mansi Ahuja, Tanmay K. Dalai and Sarat K. Dalai
Institute of Science, Nirma University, Ahmedabad, India

Chapter 6. Categorization of Prophage Genes in Bacillus subtilis 168 and Assessing Their Relative Importance through RNA-Seq Gene Expression Analysis
Wenfa Ng
Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Chapter 7. Optimization of Naturally Occurring Compounds through the Click Chemistry Approach: A Powerful Synthetic Toolbox
Idris Arslan
Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University, Biomedical Engineering, Zonguldak, Turkey

Chapter 8. Molecular Docking Study of Asafoetida Phytoconstituents as 14α-Demethylase and Transpeptidase Inhibitors
Nidhi Rani¹, Randhir Singh², Rohini Agrawal³, Rajwinder Kaur¹ and Praveen Kumar⁴
¹Chitkara College of Pharmacy, Chitkara University, Punjab, India
²Department of Pharmacology, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda, Punjab, India
³College of Pharmacy, JSS Academy of Technical Education, Noida, India
⁴Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd., Himachal Pardesh, India