Applied Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers

Hardcover | July 3, 2007

byGabi Nindl Waite, Lee Waite

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A Guide to the Fundamentals and Latest Concepts of Molecular and Cell Biology

Bridging the gap between biology and engineering, Applied Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers uses clear, straightforward language to introduce you to the cutting-edge concepts of molecular and cell biology.

Written by an international team of engineers and life scientists, this vital tool contains “clinical focus boxes” and “applications boxes” in each chapter to link biology and engineering in today's world. To help grasp complex material quickly and easily, a glossary is provided.

<_b5c_i>Applied Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers features:

  • Clear descriptions of cell structures and functions
  • Detailed coverage of cellular communication
  • In-depth information on cellular energy conversion
  • Concise facts on information flow across generations
  • A succinct guide to the evolution of cells to organisms

    Inside This Biomedical Engineering Guide

    Biomolecules: • Energetics • Components of the cell • Cell Morphology: • Cell membranes • Cell organelles • Enzyme Kinetics: • Steady-state kinetics • Enzyme inhibition • Cellular Signal Transduction: • Receptor binding • Apoptosis • Energy Conversion: • Cell metabolism • Cell respiration • Cellular Communication: • Direct • Local • Long distance • Cellular Genetics: • DNA and RNA synthesis and repair • Cell Division and Growth: • Cell cycle • Mitosis • Stem cells • Cellular Development: • Germ cells and fertilization • Limb development • From Cells to Organisms: • Cell differentiation • Systems biology

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A Guide to the Fundamentals and Latest Concepts of Molecular and Cell Biology Bridging the gap between biology and engineering, Applied Cell and Molecular Biology for Engineers uses clear, straightforward language to introduce you to the cutting-edge concepts of molecular and cell biology. Written by an international team of e...

Gabi Nindl is an assistant professor of cellular and integrative physiology and a research professor of applied biology and biomedical engineering.
Format:HardcoverDimensions:9.1 × 6.1 × 1.04 inPublished:July 3, 2007Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071472428

ISBN - 13:9780071472425

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Table of Contents

Contributors

Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1: Molecules of Life (Walter X. Balcavage)

Chapter 2: Cell Morphology (Michael B. Worrell)

Chapter 3: Enzyme Kinetics (Thomas D. Hurley)

Chapter 4: Cellular Signal Transduction (James P. Hughes)

Chapter 5: Energy Conversion (James P. Hughes)

Chapter 6: Cellular Communication (Taihung Duong)

Chapter 7: Cellular Genetics (Michael W. King)

Chapter 8: Cell Division and Growth (David A. Prentice)

Chapter 9: Cellular Development (Michael W. King)

Chapter 10: From Cells to Organisms (Gabi Nindi Waite)

GLOSSARY

INDEX