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Molecular Biology of the Cell: A Problems Approach


By: J Wilson and T Hunt

496 pages, Figs, tabs

Taylor & Francis

Paperback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 4 | #133061 | ISBN: 0815335776
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Paperback | Dec 1994 | #33972 | ISBN: 0815316216
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About this book

Designed to help students appreciate the ways in which experiments and simple calculations can lead to an understanding of how cells work. Chapters are subdivided as in Molecular Biology of the Cell and provide a review of key terms. tests for understanding basic concepts, and research based problems


1. Cells and Genomes 2. Cell Chemistry and Biosynthesis 3. Proteins 4. DNA and Chromosomes 5. DNA Replication, Repair and Recombination 6. How Cells Read The Genome: From DNA to Protein 7. Control of Gene Expression 8. Manipulating Proteins, DNA and RNA 10. Membrane Structure 11. Membrane Transport of Small Molecules and the Electrical Properties of Membranes 12. Intracellular Compartments and Protein Sorting 13. Intracellular Vesicular Transport 14. Energy Conversion: Mitochondria and Chloroplasts 15. Cell Communication 16. The Cytoskeleton 17. The Cell Cycle and Programmed Cell Death 18. The Mechanics of Cell Division Note: Chapters 9 and 19-24 of Molecular Biology of the Cell, Fourth Edition are not covered in A Problems Approach

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