Cells, gels and the engines of life: a new, unifying approach to cell function

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Ebner & Sons, 2001 - Medical - 305 pages
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This book challenges the current wisdom of how cells work. It emphasizes the role of cell water and the gel-like nature of the cell, building on these features to explore the mechanisms of communication, transport, contraction, division, and other essential cell functions. Written for the non-expert, the book is profound enough for biologists, chemists, physicists and engineers.--From publisher description.

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I admire this book and really enjoyed reading it. The thesis is that while cells are presented in most biology texts as basically bags of water, in fact the dense network of proteins pervading them ... Read full review

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Had some interesting ideas. But some of it seemed unsubstantiated. Read full review

Contents

The Croak of the Dying Cell
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Cytoplasmic Discomfort
39
Water
53
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