Cell biology (eBook, 2008) [Portland Community College Library]
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Cell biology

Cell biology

Author: Thomas D Pollard; William C Earnshaw; Graham T Johnson; Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Saunders/Elsevier, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Pollard; William C Earnshaw; Graham T Johnson; Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
ISBN: 1416022554 1437700632 9781416022558 9781437700633
OCLC Number: 1019559811
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents: Introduction to cells --
Evolution of life on earth --
Molecules: structures and dynamics --
Biophysical principles --
Macromolecular assembly --
Research strategies --
Membrane structure and dynamics --
Membrane pumps --
Membrane carriers --
Membrane channels --
Membrane physiology --
Chromosome organization --
DNA packaging in chromatin and chromosomes --
Nuclear structure and dynamics --
Gene expression --
Eukaryotic RNA processing --
Protein synthesis and folding --
Posttranslational targeting of proteins --
Mitochondria, chloroplasts, peroxisomes --
Endoplasmic reticulum --
Secretory membrane system and Golgi Apparatus --
Endocytosis and the endosomal membrane system --
Degradation of cellular components --
Signaling mechanisms --
Plasma membrane receptors --
Protein hardware for signaling --
Second messengers --
Integration of signals --
Cells of the extracellular matrix and immune system --
Extracelluar matrix molecules --
Cellular adhesion --
Intercellular junctions --
Connective tissues --
Actin and actin-binding proteins --
Microtubules and centrosomes --
Intermediate filaments --
Motor proteins --
Intracellular motility --
Cellular motility --
Muscles --
Introduction to the cell cycle --
G1 phase and regulation of cell proliferation --
S phase and DNA replication --
G2 phase and control of entry into mitosis --
Mitosis and cytokinesis --
Meiosis --
Programmed cell death.
Responsibility: Thomas D. Pollard, William C. Earnshaw ; with Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz ; illustrated by Graham T. Johnson.
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