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Molecular biology of the cell. Reference edition

Author: Bruce Alberts
Publisher: New York : Garland Science, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book   Computer File : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This fifth edition of 'Molecular Biology of the Cell' contains basic, core knowledge about how cells work. It has a proven track record in providing students with a conceptual and accessible grounding in cell biology. The text and figures have been prepared to be easy-to-follow, accurate and engaging for the introductory student.
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Material Type: Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Alberts
ISBN: 9780815341116 0815341113 9780815341055 0815341059 0815341067 9780815341062 0815341105 9780815341109
OCLC Number: 181926875
Language Note: Text in English.
Description: xxxiii, 1601, [90] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Details: System requirements for accompanying DVD-ROM: Windows OS.; System requirements for accompanying DVD-ROM: MAC OS.
Contents: INTRODUCTION TO THE CELL --
Cells and Genome --
Cell Chemistry and Biosynthesis --
Proteins BASIC GENETIC MECHANISMS --
DNA, Chromosomes and Genomes --
DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination --
How Cells Read the Genome: From DNA to Protein --
Control of Gene Expression METHODS --
Manipulating Proteins, DNA and RNA --
Visualizing Cells INTERNAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CELL --
Membrane Structure --
Membrane Transport of Small Molecules and the Electrical Properties of Membranes --
Intracellular Compartments and Protein Sorting --
Intracellular Vesicular Traffic --
Energy Conversion: Mitochondria and Chloroplasts --
Mechanisms of Cell Communication --
The Cytoskeleton --
The Cell Cycle --
Programmed Cell Death: Apoptosis CELLS IN THEIR SOCIAL CONTEXT --
Cell Junctions, Cell Adhesion, and the Extracellular Matrix --
Cancer --
Sexual Reproduction: Meiosis, Germ Cells, and Fertilization --
Development of Multicellular Organisms --
Cells in the Animal Body: Specialized Tissues, Stem Cells, and Tissue Renewal --
Pathogens, Infection, and Innate Immunity --
The Adaptive Immune System.
Responsibility: Bruce Alberts [and others] ; with problems by John Wilson, Tim Hunt.
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