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Introduction to Cell Biology

Textbook

By: John K Young

World Scientific Publishing Company

Hardback | Sep 2010 | #186812 | ISBN-13: 9789814307314
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Hardback | Sep 2010 | #186813 | ISBN-13: 9789814307321
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About this book

This book is intended to be an accessible introduction to the cell biology of mammalian cells for junior or senior undergraduate students who have already had an introduction to biological sciences. This engaging and stimulating text focuses on current controversies in cell biology. To solve these puzzles, the reader will learn how to answer a number of fundamental yet hard-hitting questions in the field. He or she is thus able to approach the subject with the right scientific attitude and build a firm foundation of understanding.

Basic features of mammalian cells - secretion, division, motility, cell-cell interactions - are described using up-to-date references to the most current scientific literature. The text is well illustrated with clearly understandable diagrams and numerous micrographs of cells. This text will enable non-specialists to acquire a better understanding of current issues in mammalian cell biology.


Contents

How do Cells Regulate the Positions and Amounts of Their Organelles?; How do Cells of the Four Basic Tissues Arise from Embryonic Stem Cells?; How do Adult Stem Cells Contribute to Basic Tissue Functions?; How do Giant Cells Form?; How do Lymphocytes and Other Blood Cells Protect the Body From Harm?; Glial Cells, the Unsung Heroes of the Brain; How are the Numbers of Cells in an Organ Regulated?; How do Sensory Cells Function?;

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