Thrive in Cell Biology

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-04-22
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Table of Contents

Introducing Cells
1. Introduction to Cells and Overview of Biological Molecules
2. Methods of Studying Cells
3. Review the Classification of Organisms in terms of cell structure
Inside Cells
4. Nucleus
5. Eukaryotic Biological Membranes
6. Eukaryotic Cytosol
7. Overview of the Cytoskeleton
8. Ribosomes and Endoplasmic Reticulum
9. Golgi Apparatus, Lysosomes, and the Endosomal System
10. Chloroplasts
11. Mitochondria and Hydrogenosomes
12. Microbodies
The Cellular Environment
13. Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cell Walls
14. Extracellular Cell Matrix
Cell Integration and Life Cycle
15. Cell Signaling
16. Eukaryotic Cell Cycle, Mitosis, and Meiosis
17. Cell Differentiation
18. Cell Death
Cells in Health and Disease
19. Immune System
20. Cancer Biology
21. Viruses

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