Para onde vai a biologia de sistemas

quinta-feira, janeiro 19, 2012

Whither systems biology

Anthony A. Hyman*

Author Affiliations

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Pfotenhauer strasse 108, Dresden 01309, Germany


Cell biologists are interested in how complexity arises from the interaction of different molecules. However, cells are many orders of magnitude larger than the protein-binding interfaces. To bridge these vast difference in scales, biologists construct hierarchies of organization of cellular structures. I describe how systems biology provides an approach to bridge these different scales.

systems biology, modelling, cell cycle


One contribution of 16 to a Theme Issue ‘The cell cycle’.
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