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Title Molecular biology of the cell / Bruce Alberts .. [and others] ; with problems by John Wilson, Tim Hunt..

Publication Info. New York : Garland Science, [2008]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  571.6 M718M    Check Shelf
Edition Fifth edition.
Description 1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cells and genomes -- Cell chemistry and biosynthesis -- Proteins -- DNA, chromosomes, and genomes -- DNA replication, repair, and recombination -- How cells read the genome: from DNA to protein -- Control of gene expression -- Manipulating proteins, DNA, and RNA -- Visualizing cells -- 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 -- Mechanisms of cell communication -- The cytoskeleton -- The cell cycle -- Apoptosis -- Cell junctions, cell adhesion, and the extracellular matrix -- Cancer -- Sexual reproduction: meiosis, germ cells, and fertilization -- Development of multicellular organisms -- Specialized tissues, stem cells, and tissue renewal -- Pathogens, infection, and innate immunity -- The adaptive immune system.
Tables: The genetic code, amino acids.
System Details System requirements for accompanying DVD-ROM: Macintosh OS X.
System requirements for accompanying DVD-ROM: Windows.
Summary This fifth edition of 'Molecular Biology of the Cell' contains basic, core knowledge about how cells work. It has a proven track record in providing students with a conceptual and accessible grounding in cell biology. The text and figures have been prepared to be easy-to-follow, accurate and engaging for the introductory student.
Subject Cytology.
Molecular biology.
Amino Acids.
Cell Communication.
Molecular Biology.
Added Author Alberts, Bruce.
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