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Main Title Molecular biology of the cell /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Alberts, Bruce.
Wilson, John.
Hunt, Tim.
Publisher Garland Science,
Year Published 2008
OCLC Number 82473851
ISBN 9780815341055; 0815341059; 0815341067; 9780815341062; 0815341105; 9780815341109; 0815341113; 9780815341116
Subjects Cytology ; Molecular biology ; Cell Biology ; Cells ; Amino Acids ; Cell Communication ; DNA ; Neoplasms ; Cytologie ; Biologie molculaire ; Celbiologie ; Moleculaire biologie ; Molekularbiologie ; Zelle ; Biologie molâeculaire
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  QH581.2.M64 2008 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 11/09/2015
Edition 5th ed.
Collation 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Chapters 21-25 available on accompanying Media DVD-ROM. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Special features -- Detailed contents -- Acknowledgments -- A note to the reader -- Cells and genomes -- Cell chemistry and biosynthesis -- Proteins -- DNA, chromosomes, and genomes -- DNA replication, repair, and recombination -- How cells read the genome: from DNA to protein -- Control of gene expression -- Manipulating proteins, DNA, and RNA -- Visualizing cells -- 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 -- Apoptosis -- Cell junctions, cell adhesion, and the extracellular matrix -- Cancer -- Sexual reproduction: meiosis, germ cells, and fertilization -- Development of multicellular organisms -- Specialized tissues, stem cells, and tissue renewal -- Pathogens, infection, and innate immunity -- The adaptive immune system -- Glossary -- Index. Tables: The genetic code, amino acids. 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.