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Molecular biology of the cell

Author: Bruce Alberts
Publisher: New York, NY : Garland Science, Taylor and Francis Group, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Sixth editionView all editions and formats
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"As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill the vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts. As with previous editions, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition accomplishes this goal with clear writing and beautiful illustrations. The Sixth Edition has been extensively revised and updated with the  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Alberts
ISBN: 9780815344322 0815344325 9780815344643 0815344643 9780815345244 0815345240
OCLC Number: 887605755
Notes: Preceded by Molecular biology of the cell / Bruce Alberts [and others]. 5th ed. c2008.
Description: 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I. Introduction to the cell. Cells and genomes ; Cell chemistry and bioenergetics ; Proteins --
Part II. 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 --
Part III. Ways of working with cells. Analyzing cells, molecules, and systems ; Visualizing cells --
Part IV. Internal organization of the cell. Membrane structure ; Membrane transport of small molecules and the electrical properties of membranes ; Intracellular compartments and protein sorting ; Intracellular membrane traffic ; Energy conversion : mitochondria and chloroplasts ; Cell signaling ; The cytoskeleton ; The cell cycle ; Cell death ; Cell junctions and the extracellular matrix --
Part V. Cells in their social context. Cancer ; Development of multicellular organisms ; Stem cells and tissue renewal ; Pathogens and infection ; The innate and adaptive immune systems --
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Responsibility: Bruce Alberts, Alexander Johnson, Julian Lewis, David Morgan, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter ; with problems by John Wilson, Tim Hunt.

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