Molecular Biology of the Cell

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-12-01
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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Molecular Biology of the Cell is the classic in-depth text reference in cell biology. Written in clear and concise language, and beautifully illustrated, the book is enjoyable to read, and it provides a clear sense of the excitement of modern biology.

Table of Contents

Special Featuresp. xv
List of Topicsp. xvii
Acknowledgmentsp. xxxix
A Note to the Readerp. xliii
Introduction to the Cell
The Evolution of the Cellp. 3
Small Molecules, Energy, and Biosynthesisp. 41
Macromolecules: Structure, Shape, and Informationp. 89
How Cells Are Studiedp. 139
Molecular Genetics
Protein Functionp. 195
Basic Genetic Mechanismsp. 223
Recombinant DNA Technologyp. 291
The Cell Nucleusp. 335
Control of Gene Expressionp. 401
Internal Organization of the Cell
Membrane Structurep. 477
Membrane Transport of Small Molecules and the Ionic Basis of Membrane Excitabilityp. 507
Intracellular Compartments and Protein Sortingp. 551
Vesicular Traffic in the Secretory and Endocytic Pathwaysp. 599
Energy Conversion: Mitochondria and Chloroplastsp. 653
Cell Signalingp. 721
The Cytoskeletonp. 787
The Cell-Division Cyclep. 863
The Mechanics of Cell Divisionp. 911
Cells in Their Social Context
Cell Junctions, Cell Adhesion, and the Extracellular Matrixp. 949
Germ Cells and Fertilizationp. 1011
Cellular Mechanisms of Developmentp. 1037
Differentiated Cells and the Maintenance of Tissuesp. 1139
The Immune Systemp. 1195
Cancerp. 1255
Glossaryp. 1
Indexp. 1
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