Molecular biology of the cell

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  • Cell
  • 4th ed.
  • New York : Garland Science c2002
Physical description
xxxiv, 1463, [86] p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 29 cm.
  • 9780815332183 (hardbound)
  • 0815332181 (hardbound)
  • 9780815340720 (pbk.P
  • 0815340729 (pbk.P
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
  • CD-ROM "Cell biology interactive" in centre pages
  • Other format: Also available online.
  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Bethesda, Md. : NCBI, 2004.
  • Previous edition: 1994
  • System requirements for accompanying CD-ROM (Windows): IBM-compatible PC (5000Mhz processor or faster recommended); 64 MB RAM (128 MB recommended); Windows 95, 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP; DirectX version 3.0 or later recommended; Sound blaster or compatible sound card and speakers; CD-ROM drive.
  • System requiremetns for accompanying DC-ROM (Macintosh): Power PC processor-based Macintosh (400MHz processor or faster recommended); 64 MB RAM (129 MB recommended); Ssystem 8.6 or 9.X (nor fully OSXC compatible; OSX users must run this progaram in "Classic" OS 9.x mode); CD-ROM drive.
  • Source of acquisition: Gift for XDL (67602037)
  • English
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  • Part I -- Introduction to the cell : Cells and genomes -- Cell chemistry and biosynthesis -- Proteins Part II -- Basic genetic mechanisms : DNA and chromosomes -- DNA replication, repair, and recombination -- How cells read the genome: from DNA to Protein -- Control of gene expression Part III -- Methods : Manipulating proteins, DNA, and RNA -- 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 vesicular traffic -- Energy conversion: mitochondria and chloroplasts -- Cell communication -- Cytoskeleton -- Cell cycle and programmed cell death -- Mechanics of cell division Part V -- Cells in their social context : Cell junctions, cell adhesion, and the extracellular matrix -- Germ cells and fertilzation -- Development of multicellular organisms -- Histology: the lives and deaths of cells in tissues -- Cancer -- Adaptive Immune system -- Pathogens, infection, and innate immunity
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  • Includes: Cell biology interactive
  • CD-ROMs.
  • Electronic books
  • Electronic books.
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  • This is an in-depth textbook and reference in cell biology. By extracting the fundamental concepts from this field, the authors tell the story of cell biology and create a coherent framework through which non-expert readers may approach the subject.
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