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Main Title Essential cell biology /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Alberts, Bruce.
Publisher Garland Science,
Year Published 2009
OCLC Number 298598191
ISBN 9780815341291 (hardcover); 0815341296 (hardcover); 9780815341307 (pbk.); 081534130X (pbk.)
Subjects Cytology ; Molecular biology ; Biochemistry ; Cell Biology ; Biochemistry ; Cell Physiological Phenomena ; Molecular Biology
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  QH581.2.E78 2009 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 02/28/2011
Edition 3rd ed.
Collation 1 v. (various pagings) : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm. +e 1DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Includes index.
Contents Notes
Chemical components of cells -- Energy, catalysis, and biosynthesis -- Protein structure and function -- DNA and chromosomes -- DNA replication, repair, and recombination -- From DNA to protein: how cells read the genome -- Control of gene expression -- How genes and genomes evolve -- Analizing genes and cells -- Membrane structure -- Membrane transport -- How cells obtain energy from food -- Energy generation in mitochondria and chloroplasts -- Intracellular compartments and transport -- Cell communication -- Cytoskeleton -- The cell division cycle -- Sex and genetics -- Cellular communities : tissues, stem cells, and cancer. Cell biology is taught in classrooms around the world to provide students with a firm conceptual grounding in biology. This text provides basic, core knowledge about how cells work and uses colour images and diagrams to emphasize concepts and aid understanding.