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The cell cycle : principles of control

The cell cycle : principles of control

Author: David Morgan
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Primers in biology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Cell division is a central biological process: it yields the cells required for development and growth, and supplies the replacement cells to repair and maintain old or damaged tissue. This book provides an overview of the process of cell division - from chromosome division, through mitosis, cytokinesis, and meiosis.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Morgan
ISBN: 0199206104 9780199206100 0878935088 9780878935086
OCLC Number: 813540567
Description: 297 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. The cell cycle --
Ch. 2. Model organisms in cell-cycle analysis --
Ch. 3. The cell-cycle control system --
Ch. 4. Chromosome duplication --
Ch. 5. Early mitosis : preparing the chromosomes for segregation --
Ch. 6. Assembly of the mitotic spindle --
Ch. 7. The completion of mitosis --
Ch. 8. Cytokinesis --
Ch. 9. Meiosis --
Ch. 10. Control of cell proliferation and growth --
Ch. 11. The DNA damage response --
Ch. 12. The cell cycle in cancer.
Series Title: Primers in biology.
Responsibility: David O. Morgan.


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