Electrically mediated growth mechanisms in living systems

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Papers resulting from a conference ... held by the New York Academy of Sciences on September 19, 20, and 21, 1973.

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Statementeditors A.R. Liboff and R.A. Rinaldi.
SeriesAnnals of the New York Academy of Sciences -- v.238
ContributionsLiboff, A. R., Rinaldi, R. A., New York Academy of Sciences. Section of Biological and Medical Sciences.
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Open LibraryOL22703971M

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;Contents: Piezoelectric properties of organic polymers; Charge separation associated with dipole disordering in proteins; Electrochemical information transfer at living cell membranes; The basic biological data transmission and control system influenced by electrical forces; Differential biologic effects of pulsed and continuous electromagnetic fields and mechanisms of effect; Bioelectric potentials and their relation to growth Pages: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences; The Sciences; Transactions of the New York Academy of Sciences; Electrically Mediated Growth Mechanisms in Living Systems.

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