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Cell biology

Thomas D. Pollard, MD, Sterling professor, Departrment of Medicine, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven Connecticut, William C. Earnshaw, FRSE, Professor and Wellcome Trust principal research fellow, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, ICB, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom ; with Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD, Head, Section on Orgenelle Biology, Cell Biology and Metabolism Branch, national Institute of Child Health and Human development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland ; illustrated by Graham T. Johnson.
  • Philadelphia : Saunders/Elsevier, ©2008.
  • 2nd edition.
  • xix, 905 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Subjects
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Summary
  • Written by leading personalities in the field, this radically new approach to cell biology offers students a comprehensive, full-colour look at cell biology, including all the latest developments.
Contents
  • note: Ch. 1 Introduction to cells
  • Ch. 2 Evolution of life on earth
  • Ch. 3 Molecules : structures and dynamics
  • Ch. 4 Biophysical principles
  • Ch. 5 Macromolecular assembly
  • Ch. 6 Research strategies
  • Ch. 7 Membrane structure and dynamics
  • Ch. 8 Membrane pumps
  • Ch. 9 Membrane carriers
  • Ch. 10 Membrane channels
  • Ch. 11 Membrane physiology
  • Ch. 12 Chromosome organization
  • Ch. 13 DNA packaging in chromatin and chromosomes
  • Ch. 14 Nuclear structure and dynamics
  • Ch. 15 Gene expression / Jeffrey L. Corden
  • Ch. 16 Eukaryotic RNA processing / David Tollervey
  • Ch. 17 Protein synthesis and folding
  • Ch. 18 Posttranslational targeting of proteins
  • Ch. 19 Mitochondria, chloroplasts, peroxisomes
  • Ch. 20 Endoplasmic reticulum
  • Ch. 21 Secretory membrane system and golgi apparatus
  • Ch. 22 Endocytosis and the endosomal membrane system
  • Ch. 23 Degradation of cellular components
  • Ch. 24 Plasma membrane receptors
  • Ch. 25 Protein hardware for signaling
  • Ch. 26 Second messengers
  • Ch. 27 Integration of signals
  • Ch. 28 Cells of the extracellular matrix and immune system
  • Ch. 29 Extracelluar matrix molecules
  • Ch. 30 Cellular adhesion
  • Ch. 31 Intercellular junctions
  • Ch. 32 Connective tissues
  • Ch. 33 Actin and actin-binding proteins
  • Ch. 34 Microtubules and centrosomes
  • Ch. 35 Intermediate filaments
  • Ch. 36 Motor proteins
  • Ch. 37 Intracellular motility
  • Ch. 38 Cellular motility
  • Ch. 39 Muscles
  • Ch. 40 Introduction to the cell cycle
  • Ch. 41 G[subscript 1] phase and regulation of cell proliferation
  • Ch. 42 S phase and DNA replication
  • Ch. 43 G[subscript 2] phase and control of entry into mitosis
  • Ch. 44 Mitosis and cytokinesis
  • Ch. 45 Meiosis.
Other information
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • OCLC
Additional form
ISBN
  • 1416022554
  • 9781416022558
  • 0808923528
  • 9780808923527
Identifying numbers
  • LCCN: 2006048515
  • OCLC: 70284432
  • OCLC: 70284432

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