The cell : a molecular approach / Geoffrey M. Cooper.

Published
  • Washington, D.C. Sunderland, Mass. : ASM Press ; Sinauer Associates ©1997
Physical description
xxiv, 673 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm + 1 computer optical disc (sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.)
ISBN
  • 0878931198
  • 9780878931194
  • 0198501110
  • 9780198501114
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • Includes 1 CD-ROM.
  • System requirements for accompanying computer disc: Macintosh; system 7.0 or better.
Contents
  • Part I. Introduction. [ch. 1] An overview of cells and cell research -- The origin and evolution of cells -- Cells as experimental models -- Tools of cell biology -- [Ch. 2] The chemistry of cells -- The molecular composition of cells -- The central role of enzymes as biological catalysts -- Metabolic energy -- The biosynthesis of cell constituents -- Cell membranes -- [Ch. 3] Fundamentals of molecular biology -- Heredity, genes, and DNA -- Expression of genetic information -- Recombinant DNA -- Detection of nucleic acids and proteins -- Gene function in eukaryotes -- Part II. The flow of genetic in formation. [Ch. 4] The organization of cellular genomes -- The complexity of eukaryotic genomes -- Chromosomes and chromatin -- Mapping and sequencing complete genomes -- The human genome -- [Ch. 5] Replication, maintenance, and rearrangements of genomic DNA -- DNA replication -- DNA repair -- Recombination between homologous DNA sequences -- DNA rearrangements.
  • [Ch. 6] RNA synthesis and processing -- Transcription in prokaryotes -- Eukaryotic RNA polymerases and basal transcription factors -- Regulation of transcription in eukaryotes -- RNA processing and turnover -- [Ch. 7] Protein synthesis, processing, and regulation -- Translation of mRNA -- Protein folding and processing -- Regulation of protein function -- Protein degradation -- Part III. Cell structure and function -- [Ch. 8] The nucleus -- The nuclear envelope and traffic between the nucleus and cytoplasm -- Internal organization of the nucleus -- The nucleolus -- The nucleus during mitosis -- [Ch. 9] Protein sorting and transport: the endoplasmic reticulum, golgi apparatus, and lysosomes -- The endoplasmic reticulum -- The golgi apparatus -- The mechanism of vesicular transport -- Lysosomes -- [Ch. 10] Bioenergetics and metabolism: mitochondria, chloroplasts, and peroxisomes -- Mitochondria -- The mechanism of oxidative phosphorylation -- Chloroplasts and other plastids -- Photosynthesis -- Peroxisomes.
  • [Ch. 11] The cytoskeleton and cell movement -- Structure and organization of actin filaments -- Actin, myosin, and cell movement -- Intermediate filaments -- Microtubules -- Microtubule motors and movements -- [Ch. 12] Cell surface -- Structure of the plasma membrane -- Transport of small molecules -- Endocytosis -- Cell walls and the extracellular matrix -- Cell-cell interactions -- Part IV. Cell regulation -- [Ch. 13] cell signaling -- Signaling molecules and their receptors -- Functions of cell surface receptors -- Path ways of intracellular signal transduction -- Signal transduction and the cytoskeleton -- Signaling in development and differentiation -- [Ch. 14] The cell cycle -- The eukaryotic cell cycle -- Regulators of cell cycle progression -- The events of m phase -- Meiosis and fertilization -- Development, differentiation, and programmed cell death -- [Ch. 15] cancer -- Development and causes of cancer -- Tumor viruses -- Oncogenes -- Tumor suppression genes -- Applications of molecular biology to cancer prevention and treatment.
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Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
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