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The Cell: A Molecular Approach


By: Geoffrey M Cooper(Author), Robert E Hausman(Author)

739 pages, Col illus, figs, tabs

Sinauer Associates

Hardback | Apr 2009 | Edition: 5 | #179345 | ISBN-13: 9780878933006
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Reflects the advances in the field, including advances in understanding gene regulation by microRNAs, histones and epigenetic inheritance, and genomic analysis of mutations in human cancers. This book retains the structure and pedagogy of previous editions.


PART I: INTRODUCTION; An Overview of Cells and Cell Research; The Composition of Cells; Cell Metabolism; Fundamentals of Molecular Biology; PART II: THE FLOW OF GENETIC INFORMATION; The Organization and Sequences of Cellular Genomes; Replication, Maintenance and Rearrangements of Genomic DNA; RNA Synthesis and Processing; Protein Synthesis, Processing, and Regulation; PART III: CELL STRUCTURE AND FUNCTION; The Nucleus; Protein Sorting and Transport: The Endoplasmic Reticulum, Golgi Apparatus, and Lysosomes; Bioenergetics and Metabolism: Mitochondria, Chloroplasts, and Peroxisomes; The Cytoskeleton; The Plasma Membrane; Cell Walls, the Extracellular Matrix, and Cell Interactions; PART IV: CELL REGULATION; Cell Signaling; The Cell Cycle; Cell Death and Cell Renewal; Cancer.

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Geoffrey M. Cooper is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Biology at Boston University, USA. Robert E. Hausman is Professor and Graduate Director of the Department of Biology at Boston University, USA.

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