Thrive in Cell Biology

Paperback | March 19, 2013

byQiuyu Wang, Chris Smith, Emma Davis

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The Thrive in Bioscience revision guides are written to help students achieve exam success in all core areas of bioscience.Each title encourages the reader to follow four steps to maximise their learning, with features to support this process.Step One: Review the factsThe revision guides are designed to help learning be quick and effec...

Dr Qiuyu Wang is a Senior Lecturer at Manchester Metropolitan University. Her major research interests are cancer biology and stem cell biology. She teaches many aspects of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and has written several textbooks on the Biological Sciences for Chinese readers and is co-editor of Biomedical Science Practice (OU...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:535 pagesPublished:March 19, 2013Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199697329

ISBN - 13:9780199697328

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Table of Contents

Introducing Cells1. Introduction to cell biology2. Methods of studying cells3. Biological membranes4. Structure and activities of prokaryotic cells5. Molecular biology of the prokaryotes6. The nucleus7. The cytosol and cytoskeleton8. The endoplasmic reticulum9. Golgi apparatus, the endosomal-lysosomal system and vacuoles10. Chloroplasts and photosynthesis11. Mitochondria, hydrogenosomes, and mitosomes12. MicrobodiesThe cellular environment13. Eukaryotic cell walls14. Extracellular matrix and connective tissuesCell integration and life cycle15. Cell signalling16. Eukaryotic cell cycle, mitosis and meiosis17. Cell deathCells in health and disease18. Viruses