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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Jocelyn Dow; Gordon Lindsay; Jim Morrison
|Description:||xvi, 592 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.|
|Contents:||Part A: Molecules and Cells Biochemistry, biology and medicine Small molecules Cells, organelles and membranes Part B: Information in Biological Systems: Its function, expression and storage Proteins as functional units: sequence, structure and modification Genes and their expression: RNA in the generation and translation of messages DNA as the store of biological information: the nature and replication of genomes Glossary of molecular biological terms Part C: Cellular Biochemistry An introduction to metabolic processes and energy production in mitochondria The metabolism of glucose: storage and energy generation Lipid metabolism Metabolism of nitrogen-containing molecules Part D: Tissues of the body :Their structure, functions and interactions Communication between cells and tissues: hormones, transmitters and growth factors Blood: molecular functions of cells and plasma The molecular and metabolic activities of multicellular tissues From food to energy: molecular aspects of digestion and nutrition The structural tissues Part E: Molecular medicine: Immunology, genetics and mechanisms of infection Immunoglobulins and defence mechanisms of the body The molecular genetic basis of disease Invaders of the body|
|Responsibility:||Jocelyn Dow, Gordon Lindsay, Jim Morrison.|