The world of the cell / Wayne M. Becker [and others].

Edition
  • 7th ed.
Published
  • San Francisco : Pearson/Benjamin Cummings ©2009
Physical description
xxviii, 791, [89] pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
ISBN
  • 9780805393934
  • 0805393935
  • 9780321527486
  • 0321527488
  • 9780321554185
  • 0321554183
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • A preview of the cell -- The chemistry of the cell -- The macromolecules of the cell -- Cells and organelles -- Bioenergetics: the flow of energy in the cell -- Enzymes: the catalysts of life -- Membranes: their structure, function, and chemistry -- Transport across membranes: overcoming the permeability barrier -- Chemotrophic energy metabolism: glycolysis and fermentation -- Chemotrophic energy metabolism: aerobic respiration -- Phototrophic energy metabolism: photosynthesis -- The endomembrane system and peroxisomes -- Signal transduction mechanisms: electrical and synaptic signaling in neurons -- Signal transduction mechanisms: messengers and receptors -- Cytoskeletal systems -- Cellular movement: motility and contractility -- Beyond the cell: cell adhesions, cell junctions, and extracellular structures -- The structural basis of cellular information: DNA, chromosomes, and the nucleus -- The cell cycle, DNA replication, and mitosis -- Sexual reproduction, meiosis, and genetic recombination -- Gene expression: the genetic code and transcription -- Gene expression: protein synthesis and sorting -- The regulation of gene expression -- Cancer cells.
Other names
Genre
  • Bibliography
  • Illustrated
  • text
Language
  • English
  • This book is intended as a comprehensive introduction to cellular and molecular biology for students preparing for careers in biology, medicine and related fields. Its goal is to present essential principles, processes and methodology.

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