Bioengineering Hyperbook

Department of Bioengineering

Category: Bacteria

Shaping Success: A Mathematical Exploration of Cyanobacteria across Scales

Allometric Power Functions, Bacterial growth, geometrical models, persistence length, semi-flexible, colony, polyhedral

Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Maria Delgopiatof, Valerie Syme

The Biochemical Nature of Cyanobacteria

Nitrogen fixation, oxidative stress, bacteria, homeostasis, DNA repair, defense mechanism, carbon dioxide capture

Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Maria Delgopiatof, Valerie Syme

Mechanics and Optics of Cyanobacteria: How to Survive over Billions of Years

Survival mechanisms, photosynthesis, buoyancy regulation, light-sensing or phototaxis, bacteria, gliding motility, biofilm

Maria Delgopiatof, Max Bai, Sierra Bushey, Valerie Syme

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

Chemical Analysis of Amoebae

Amoeba, Chemotaxis, Phagocytosis, Signaling Molecule, Osmoregulation, Movement

Hailey Jukes, Adele Omichinski, Nicholas Da-Costa-Bastidas, Gil Qin

Chemical Warfare in Toxin Producing Organisms

Toxins and Venoms, Coexistence and Coevolution, Population Dynamics, Resistance, Allelopathy, Competition

Emma Wong, Tri Vinh Truong, Quinten Bennett, Steven Xu

The Mechanics and Rates of Organic Matter Decomposition

Decomposition and Degradation, Chemotaxis, Collective Feeding, Organic Matter, Photodegradation, Bacteria, Climate Change

Graeme McDougall, Jeongbin Shin, Mona Wang, Ritchie Yu

Courtship and Mating: the Physics of Sexual Dimorphism and its Evolutionary Function

Reproduction, Dimorphism, Evolution, Optics, Bioluminescence, Biomechanics, Courtship and Mating

Liam Fetherstonhaugh, Joseph Grotsky, Chloe Jacquet, Samuel Nidelli

The Blue Blood of Horseshoe Crabs: A golden Standard for Endotoxin Detection in the Biomedical Industry

horseshoe crabs, blood, endotoxins, detection, biochemistry, biosensing

Arnaud Benchetrite, Ines Hafit, Laura Hebert, Shiyuan Qiao,