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Introduction to Cell and Molecular Biology

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By: SL Wolfe

820 pages, Col & b/w photos, illus, figs throughout


Hardback | Dec 1995 | #43314 | ISBN: 0534237789
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Offers a balanced and integrated treatment of molecular biology, cell biology and biochemistry.


Chemical bonds and biological molecules; energy, enzymes and biological reactions; the structure of cellular membranes; the functions of membranes in transport; the cell surface and intercellular communication; the intracellular matrix; cellular oxidations and the mitochondrion; photosynthesis and the chloroplast; microtubules and microtubule-based cell motility; microfilaments and microfilament-generated cell motility; microtubules, microfilaments and intermediate filaments in the cytoskeleton; the nucleus and its molecular constituents; RNA transcription and processing I - messenger RNA; RNA transcription and processing II - rRNA, tRNA and sn/scRNAs; interaction of mRNA, rRNA and tRNA in protein synthesis; transcriptional and translational regulation; organization of the genome and genetic rearrangements; programmed genetic rearrangements in the production of antibodies; protein sorting, distribution, secretion and endocystosis; cytoplasmic genetic systems; the cell cycle and cancer; DNA replication; nuclear and cytoplasmic division; meiosis and genetic recombination; the origins of cellular life.

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