|aIntroduction to complexity and complex systems /|cRobert B. Northrop.
|aBoca Raton :|bTaylor & Francis,|cc2011.
|axx, 531 p. :|bill. ;|c24 cm
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 489-520) and index.
|aIntroduction to complexity and complex systems -- Introduction to large linear systems -- Introduction to biochemical oscillators and nonlinear biochemical systems -- Modularity, redundancy, degeneracy, pleiotropy and robustness in complex biological systems -- The evolution of biological complexity; invertebrate immune systems -- Irreducible and specified complexity in living systems -- The complex adaptive and innate human immune systems -- Complexity in quasispecies : microRNAs -- Introduction to complexity in economic systems -- Complexity in quasispecies : micrornas -- Dealing with complexity.