Essential Cell Biology, Volume 1

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Bruce Alberts
Garland Science, 2004 - Science - 740 pages
7 Reviews

Essential Cell Biology, Second Edition 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, clear and engaging for the introductory student. Each section follows logically from the previous one, telling a story, rather than being a collection of facts. Questions integrated throughout each chapter encourage the reader to pause, think about what they have read, and attempt to apply the new knowledge in ways that test their understanding. Based on user feedback, the Second Edition now offers increased coverage of genetics and more experimental background. It is completely up-to-date.

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User Review  - Mike de la Flor - Goodreads

This is a the go-to source for everything about cell biology and cell biochemistry. This book is often used in college courses but it is written and illustrated in a manner that makes it accessible to ... Read full review

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User Review  - ♥Xeni♥ - Goodreads

I forgot to mark this book as read last month. Had a 16-question test on the WHOLE book, plus extra details which weren't in the book, and I barely passed... lol. Still, its a pretty decent book ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Bruce Alberts is the President of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC and Professor of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California at San Francisco.

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