Cells

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2007 - Science - 863 pages
"CELLS, the most cutting-edge textbook in the field, is the ideal resource for advanced undergraduate and graduate students entering the world of cell biology, and is a useful tool for scientists who wish to learn more about topics outside their field. This important new text provides full coverage of the structure, organization, growth, regulation, movements, and interaction of cells, with an emphasis on eukaryotic cells. Where they are known, the molecular bases for human diseases are discussed in each chapter.Under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Lewin and three expert lead editors, each chapter was prepared by top scientists who specialize in the subject area. All chapters were carefully edited to maintain consistent use of terminology and to achieve a homogeneous level of detail and rigor."--Publisher's website.
 

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easy to understand from undergraduate level. especially cell division descryption is excellent. this book also have some drawbacks like lack of a chapter on membranes.

Contents

What is a cell?
4
Prokaryotes are adapted for growth under many diverse Proteins are transported to and through membranes
12
Mitochondria are energy factories
18
and Andrew R Marks
30
Proteins use signal sequences to target to the ER for in mitochondrial protein import
139
Translation is coupled to translocation for most References
148
the Golgi apparatus to the ER
169
regulate vesicle targeting 174 nucleus
224
Mutations in keratins cause epithelial cell fragility
418
Even the divergent lens filament proteins are conserved
424
Intermediate filament genes are present throughout
430
Cell division
438
microtubules
460
The force to move a chromosome toward a pole is HUM Checkpoint controls coordinate different cell
469
Changes occur during telophase that lead the cell out
475
The contractile ring cleaves the cell in two 481 substrates 536
481

others are degraded in lysosomes 185 of nuclear transport
230
Some cells store proteins for later
236
Chromatin and chromosomes
253
Specific sequences attach DNA to an interphase
259
Telomeres seal the chromosome ends
265
DNA is coiled in a rays of nucleosomes
271
The path of nucleosomes in the chromatin fiber
278
Domains define regions that contain active genes
285
The cytoskeleton
316
microtubules
325
Actin
371
Actin subunits hydrolyze ATP after polymerization
378
Severing and depolymerizing proteins regulate actin
384
Myosins have three structural domains
392
Myosins are regulated by multiple mechanisms
398
Intermediate filaments
411
What is a cell? Cell cycle regulation 489 Srinivas Venkatram Kathleen L Gould and Susan L Forsburg
533
caspases
538
There are several experimental systems used in cell cycle
544
Whats next?
556
References 557
595
Cancer cells have a number of phenotypic Cellular signaling is remarkably adaptive
602
The genesis of tumors is a complex process 572 Ca2+ signaling serves diverse purposes in all eukaryotic
608
increase the overall mutation rate 580 Nuclear receptors regulate transcription
614
Src family protein kinases cooperate with receptor
630
protein tyrosine kinases 630 Hemidesmosomes attach epithelial cells to the basal lamina
686
Whats next? 637 neural cells
692
tissues 654
706
Charles N Cole and Pamela A Silver Michael Caparon
763
Some prokaryotic life cycles include obligatory around the cell
791
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Lehigh University

Senior Lead Associate/Regulatory Scientist, Booz Allen Hamilton

Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco, Chief Technology Office and Co-CEO, Prosetta Bioconformatics, Inc., San Francisco, California

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