## Mathematical Biology: An Introduction with Maple and MatlabThis text presents mathematical biology as a field with a unity of its own, rather than only the intrusion of one science into another. The book focuses on problems of contemporary interest, such as cancer, genetics, and the rapidly growing field of genomics. |

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### Contents

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Part I Cells Signals Growth and Populations | 82 |

Part II Systems and Diseases | 281 |

Part III Genomics | 417 |

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Mathematical Biology: An Introduction with Maple and Matlab Ronald W. Shonkwiler,James Herod No preview available - 2009 |

Mathematical Biology: An Introduction with Maple and Matlab Ronald W. Shonkwiler,James Herod No preview available - 2009 |

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