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By: Gerald C Karp(Author)
849 pages, b/w photos, colour illustrations, tables
This Seventh Edition connects experimental material to key concepts of Cell Biology. The text offers streamlined information that reinforces a connection of key concepts to experimentation. Though the use paired art, and new science illustrations, readers benefit from a visual representation of experimental connections. Animations and video clips are tied to key illustrations with practice questions to provide a variety of ways to experience a key concept. This new edition offers an appropriate balance of concepts and experimentation. Experimental detail is offered when it helps to reinforce the concept being explained.
"This is an excellent textbook for undergraduate students and would make for an excellent course. It could also be used as supplemental text for abnormal psychology for the discussion of assessment tools, an area to which most undergraduate students do not get adequate exposure. Strongly recommended!"
- Doody's, November 2010
1 Introduction to Cell Biology 1
2 The Structure and Functions of Biological Molecules 32
3 Bioenergetics, Enzymes, and Metabolism 86
4 Genes, Chromosomes, and Genomes 120
5 The Path to Gene Expression 160
6 Controlling Gene Expression 217
7 Replicating and Repairing DNA 279
8 Cellular Membranes 306
9 Mitochondrial Structure and Function 364
10 Chloroplast Structure and Function 397
11 The Extracellular Matrix and Cell Interactions 421
12 Cellular Organelles and Membrane Trafficking 456
13 The Cytoskeleton 510
14 Cell Division 572
15 Cell Signaling Pathways 617
16 Cancer 664
17 Immunity 699
18 Methods in Cell Biology 732
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Gerald C. Karp received a bachelor's degree from UCLA and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. He conducted postdoctoral research at the University of Colorado Medical Center before joining the faculty at the University of Florida.
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