Molecular biology of the cell / Bruce Alberts ... [et al.] ; with problems by John Wilson, Tim Hunt.Material type: TextPublication details: New York : Garland Science, c2008Edition: 5th edDescription: xxxi, 1268p ; 28 cm. + 1 DVD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)ISBN: 9780815341055 ; 0815341059 (hardcover); 0815341067 (pbk.); 9780815341062 (pbk.)Subject(s): Cytology | Molecular biology | Cells | Cell Communication | Cell Membrane | Stem Cells | DNA | Amino Acids | Neoplasms | Molecular BiologyDDC classification: 571.6 ALMl LOC classification: QH581.2 | .M64 2008
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Cells and genomes -- Cell chemistry and biosynthesis -- Proteins -- DNA, chromosomes, and genomes -- DNA replication, repair, and recombination -- How cells read the genome: from DNA to protein -- Control of gene expression -- Manipulating proteins, DNA, and RNA -- Visualizing cells -- Membrane structure -- Membrane transport of small molecules and the electrical properties of membranes -- Intracellular compartments and protein sorting -- Intracellular vesicular traffic -- Energy conversion: mitochondria and chloroplasts -- Mechanisms of cell communication -- The cytoskeleton -- The cell cycle -- Apoptosis -- Cell junctions, cell adhesion, and the extracellular matrix -- Cancer -- Sexual reproduction: meiosis, germ cells, and fertilization -- Development of multicellular organisms -- Specialized tissues, stem cells, and tissue renewal -- Pathogens, infection, and innate immunity -- The adaptive immune system.
Tables: The genetic code, amino acids.