By: Lukas Buehler (Author)
320 pages, colour illustrations
Cell Membranes provides a concise introduction to the structure and function of biological membranes. Cell Membranes begins by explaining the composition and dynamics of cell membranes discussing the diversity, structure, and distribution of lipids and membrane proteins and their effect on the shape and transformation of membranes. The text then explores the role of the membrane in transport, signaling, and metabolism. Cell Membranes is a valuable resource for advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and professionals.
Chapter 1 The Role of Membranes in Cells and Organisms
Chapter 2 The Molecular Organization of Cell Membranes
Chapter 3 The Structure of Membrane Proteins
Chapter 4 The Biological Diversity of Membrane Lipids
Chapter 5 The Shape of Membranes and Their Transformations
Chapter 6 Separation: Membranes as Surface and Interface
Chapter 7 Exchange: Membrane Crossings
Chapter 8 Integration: Membranes as Gatekeepers of Information
Chapter 9 Metabolism: Growing Membranes, Sustaining Cells
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