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Cell Biology.

Author: Thomas D Pollard; William C Earnshaw; Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz; Graham Johnson
Publisher: Saintt Louis : Elsevier Health Sciences, 2016.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Pollard, Thomas D.
Cell Biology.
Saintt Louis : Elsevier Health Sciences, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas D Pollard; William C Earnshaw; Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz; Graham Johnson
ISBN: 9780323400022 0323400027
OCLC Number: 962450276
Notes: EXAMPLE 2 Myosin Filaments: New Properties Emerge as the Filaments Grow.
Description: 1 online resource (900 pages)
Contents: Front Cover; Inside Front Cover; Cell Biology; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contributors; Preface; Table Of Contents; Acknowledgments; Guide to Figures Featuring Specific Organisms and Specialized Cells; I Introduction to Cell Biology; 1 Introduction to Cells; Universal Principles of Living Cells; Features That Distinguish Eukaryotic and Prokaryotic Cells; Overview of Eukaryotic Cellular Organization and Functions; Plasma Membrane; Nucleus; Ribosomes and Protein Synthesis; Endoplasmic Reticulum; Golgi Apparatus; Lysosomes; Mitochondria; Peroxisomes; Cytoskeleton and Motility Apparatus. Cell CycleWelcome to the Rest of the Book; 2 Evolution of Life on Earth; Prebiotic Chemistry Leading to an RNA World; Divergent Evolution From the Last Universal Common Ancestor of Life; Evolution of Prokaryotes; Origin of Eukaryotes; The First Billion Years of Eukaryotic Evolution; Evolution of the Mitochondrion; Evolution of Membrane-Bounded Organelles; Origins and Evolution of Chloroplasts; Divergence Eukaryotes From Last Eukaryotic Common Ancestor; Evolution of Multicellular Eukaryotes; Looking Back in Time; Acknowledgments; Selected Readings; II Chemical and Physical Background. II Chemical and Physical BackgroundSection II Overview; 3 Molecules; Water; Proteins; Properties of Amino Acids; Architecture of Proteins; Folding of Polypeptides; Secondary Structure; Packing of Secondary Structure in Proteins; Interaction of Proteins with Solvent; Intrinsically Disordered Regions of Proteins; Protein Dynamics; Modular Domains in Proteins; Nucleic Acids; Building Blocks of Nucleic Acids; Covalent Structure of Nucleic Acids; Secondary Structure of DNA; Secondary and Tertiary Structure of RNAs; Carbohydrates; Aqueous Phase of Cytoplasm; Acknowledgments; Selected Readings. 4 Biophysical PrinciplesFirst-Order Reactions; Second-Order Reactions; Reversible Reactions; Thermodynamic Considerations; Linked Reactions; Chemical Bonds; Hydrogen and Electrostatic Bonds; Hydrophobic Effect; van der Waals Interactions; Strategy for Understanding Cellular Functions; Analysis of an Enzyme Mechanism: The Ras GTPase; Acknowledgment; Selected Readings; 5 Macromolecular Assembly; Assembly of Macromolecular Structures From Subunits; Specificity by Multiple Weak Bonds on Complementary Surfaces; Symmetrical Structures Constructed From Identical Subunits. Subunits Arranged in Hexagonal Arrays in Plane SheetsHelical Filaments Produced by Polymerization of Identical Subunits With Like Bonds; Spherical Assemblies Formed by Regular Polygons of Subunits; Assembly Pathways; Regulation at Multiple Steps on Sequential Assembly Pathways; Regulation by Subunit Biosynthesis and Degradation; Regulation of Nucleation; Regulation by Changes in Environmental Conditions; Regulation by Covalent Modification of Subunits; Regulation by Accessory Proteins; EXAMPLE 1 Actin Filaments: Rate-Limiting Nucleation and the Concept of Critical Concentration.
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