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World of the Cell Book Component, Alternate Version / With CD-ROM

World of the Cell Book Component, Alternate Version / With CD-ROM - 5th edition

ISBN13: 978-0805348620

Cover of World of the Cell Book Component, Alternate Version / With CD-ROM 5TH 03 (ISBN 978-0805348620)
ISBN13: 978-0805348620
ISBN10: 080534862X
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Edition/Copyright: 5TH 03
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published: 2003
International: No

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World of the Cell Book Component, Alternate Version / With CD-ROM - 5TH 03 edition

ISBN13: 978-0805348620

Wayne Becker, Lewis Kleinsmith and Jeff Hardin

ISBN13: 978-0805348620
ISBN10: 080534862X
Cover type:
Edition/Copyright: 5TH 03
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.

Published: 2003
International: No
Summary

World of the Cell focuses on the basics of cell biology-- it doesn't try to be a hybrid cell & molecular text.

  • There are over 200 newly rendered illustrations and 400 revised figures (selected by the authors) in the 5/e.
  • The Cell Place CD-ROM and website included with text. (CD-ROM includes solutions to problems in text).
  • Guide to Microscopy comes packaged with every copy of the text.

Features :

  • Each chapter is divided into a series of conceptual sections that is highlighted by a Quick Check Concept statement that summarizes the concept to be described, helping students focus on the main points of what they are studying and aiding in review.
  • Revised Multi-level Problem Sets at the end of each chapter help develop students' ability to analyze data, make generalizations and predictions, and apply their understanding to new situations.
  • Techniques are introduced in the context of their use, which assists students' understanding while underscoring the importance of each technique. A Guide to Techniques and Methods helps readers locate the descriptions of experimental techniques and findings that are included in every chapter.
  • Boxed Essays -- Further Insights, Contemporary Techniques, Historical Perspectives, Clinical Applications -- give students insight into intriguing aspects of cell biology.

New To This Edition :

  • Modern Design and Art Program. Over 200 newly rendered illustrations and 400 revised figures selected by the authors -- including schematic cutaway drawings paired with electron micrographs of cells and numbered process diagrams -- reinforce important topics discussed in the text.
  • Most up-to-date coverage on important new topics! All chapters have been thoroughly updated to include new topics, recent advances, and important ethical issues including stem cells, DNA microarrays, apoptosis, genomics and proteomics, and gene therapy.
  • The Cell Place Student CD-ROM and Web site, packaged free with every new copy of the text, features more than 30 animations, interactive tutorials, and quizzes to reinforce text explanations and illustrations and help visual learners understand key topics.
  • Four-color Guide to Microscopy, packaged FREE with every new copy of the text, is a practical reference guide for future courses and labs that students can hold onto.
  • ALSO AVAILABLE: The Benjamin Cummings Special Topics Series can be packaged free with The World of the Cell, Fifth Edition. The series includes Biological Terrorism, Biology of Cancer, Stem Cells & Cloning, and Understanding the Human Genome Project.
  • Comprehensive Glossary at the end of the book allows students access to all key terms. The text glossary is also available on the FREE Cell Place Student CD-ROM and Web site.
  • Solutions to all end-of-chapter text problems included FREE on student CD-ROM packaged with every new copy of the text. An alternate version of the CD-ROM without solutions is also available.

Author Bio

Becker, Wayne M. : University of Wisconsin, Madison


Kleinsmith, Lewis J. : University of Michigan


Hardin, Jeff : University of Wisconsin, Madison

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