Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering


Category: Chemistry

Underwater Chemists; Discussion of Design Solutions in Tintinnid Ciliates

Tintinnids, digestion, reproduction, navigation, bioindicators, biochemical pathways

Alexa Bailey, Lou Cubberly, Margaux-Blondin Routhier, Niall Slack-Watkins

The Biochemical Features of Tardigrades and Their Roles in Maintaining Cellular Functional Integrity

Tardigrades, cryptobiosis, reactive oxygen species, DNA repair mechanisms, biochemistry, antioxidants

Luccia Jabbour, Eden Karp-Foster, Jeremy Lachance, Wadi Zahka

The Physics of Coral Polyps

Coral polyps, hydrodynamics, sensing, feeding, anisotropy, photoreceptors

Michael Beyrouthy, Cris Izzi, Claudio Petroni, Alex Tsiskakis

Magnetic Marvels: A Mathematical Exploration of Magnetotactic Bacteria

Magnetotactic bacteria, crystals, symmetry, geometry, statistical mechanics, chemotaxis

Alex Gagnon, Catriona Kirk, Jason Li, Sofian Martinais

Nature’s Nanomagnets: A Chemical Perspective on Magnetotactic Bacteria

Magnetotactic bacteria, biomineralization, polarity, biochemical pathways, horizontal gene transfer, sensing

Alex Gagnon, Catriona Kirk, Jason Li, Sofian Martinais

A Physical Analysis of Magnetotactic Bacteria: Nature’s Microscopic Compass as a Solution to a Motile Biotope

Magnetotactic bacteria, phototaxis, aerotaxis, sensing, fluid dynamics, swimming

Alex Gagnon, Catriona Kirk, Jason Li, Sofian Martinais

Mathematical Models of Diatoms: Understanding Their Complex Shape, Reproduction and Chain Formation

Diatoms, geometry, Gielis formula, structural functionality, fractals

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay

Life-Sustaining Processes of the Diatom

Diatoms, life cycles, biomineralization, reproduction, reactive oxygen species, biochemistry

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay

Frustules: Design solutions in Diatoms

Diatoms, frustules, elasticity, light properties, buoyancy

Peter Matthews-Crochetiere, Daniel Ibrahim, Wenan Liao, Cedric Mackay

The Mathematical Principles Pertaining to Coccolithophores

Coccolithophores, geometry, 3D modeling, vestigial haptonema, growth modeling

Megan Farrow, Zackary Murphy, Minh Tri Pham, Jia Yi Yu

An Analysis of the Chemistry Behind Coccolithophores

Coccolithophores, calcification, crystallization, photosynthesis, biochemical pathways, ocean acidification

Megan Farrow, Zackary Murphy, Minh Tri Pham, Jia Yi Yu

The Physical Properties and Interactions of Coccolithophores

Coccolithophores, calcification, vestigial haptonema, buoyancy, carbon cycle, geology

Megan Farrow, Zackary Murphy, Minh Tri Pham, Jia Yi Yu