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World of the Cell

World of the Cell - 7th edition

World of the Cell - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780805393934

ISBN10: 0805393935

World of the Cell by Wayne M. Becker - ISBN 9780805393934
Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 09
Copyright: 2009
Publisher: Benjamin-Cummings Publishing Co.
Published:
International: No
World of the Cell by Wayne M. Becker - ISBN 9780805393934

ISBN13: 9780805393934

ISBN10: 0805393935

Cover type: Hardback
Edition: 7TH 09

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

1. A Preview of the Cell

2. The Chemistry of the Cell

3. The Macromolecules of the Cell

4. Cells and Organelles

5. Bioenergetics: The Flow of Energy in the Cell

6. Enzymes: The Catalysts of Life

7. Membranes: Their Structure, Function, and Chemistry

8. Transport Across Membranes: Overcoming the Permeability Barrier

9. Chemotrophic Energy Metabolism: Glycolysis and Fermentation

10. Chemotrophic Energy Metabolism: Aerobic Respiration

11. Phototrophic Energy Metabolism: Photosynthesis

12. The Endomembrane System and Peroxisomes

13. Signal Transduction Mechanisms: I. Electrical and Synaptic Signaling in Neurons

14. Signal Transduction Mechanisms: II. Messengers and Receptors

15. Cytoskeletal Systems

16. Cellular Movement: Motility and Contractility

17. Beyond the Cell: Cell Adhesion, Cell Junctions, and Extracellular Structures

18. The Structural Basis of Cellular Information: DNA, Chromosomes, and the Nucleus

19. The Cell Cycle, DNA Replication, and Mitosis

20. Sexual Reproduction, Meiosis, and Genetic Recombination

21. Gene Expression: I. The Genetic Code and Transcription

22. Gene Expression: II. Protein Synthesis and Sorting

23. The Regulation of Gene Expression

24. Cancer Cells

Appendix Principles and Techniques of Microscopy

Glossary

Photo, Illustration, and Text Credits

Index