Cell Biology Molecular Biology of the Cell
Molecular Biology of the Cell

Molecular Biology of the Cell Alberts • 6th Edition • 9780815344322

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Ch. 1-Cells and Genomes

Evolution of the Cell Properties of the Cell Eukaryotic Cell Architecture Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes Model Organisms

Ch. 2-Cell Chemistry and Bioenergetics

Chemical Bonds Small Molecules Acids, Bases, and Buffers Four Classes of Macromolecules Properties of Macromolecules Energy Sources and Generation Gibbs Free Energy and Equilibrium Activated Carriers Enzymes Glycolysis Fermentation Gluconeogenesis Overview of Cellular Respiration

Ch. 3-Proteins

Protein Basics Complex Protein Structures Protein Folding Enzymes and Protein Binding Enzyme Kinetics Protein Regulation

Ch. 4-DNA, Chromosomes, and Genomes

Structure and Function of DNA Helical Formations of DNA Packaging of DNA The Epigenetic Code Evolution of the Genome Genomic Comparison Human Genetic Variation

Ch. 5-DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination

DNA Replication DNA Repair and Recombination Transposons and Viruses

Ch. 6-How Cells Read the Genome: From DNA to Protein

DNA Transcription mRNA Processing tRNA, rRNA and the Codon Code Translation mRNA Export and Nuclear Structures Protein Degradation

Ch. 7-Control of Gene Expression

Basics of Gene Expression Control Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression Transcriptional Regulators Action of Transcriptional Regulators Post-Transcriptional Regulators

Ch. 8-Analyzing Cells, Molecules, and Systems

Cell Culture Isolation and Purification of Proteins Studying Proteins Nucleic Acid Hybridization DNA Cloning DNA libraries DNA Transfer into Cells Polymerase Chain Reaction - PCR DNA Sequencing Tracking Protein Movement RNA interference Genetic Screens

Ch. 9-Visualizing Cells

The Light Microscope Electron Microscopy The Use of Radioisotopes

Ch. 10-Membrane Structure

The Lipid Bilayer Membrane Proteins

Ch. 11-Membrane Transport of Small Molecules and the Electrical Properties of Membranes

Principles of Transmembrane Transport Transporters Ion Channels and Membrane Potential Ion Channels and Neurons

Ch. 12-Intracellular Compartments and Protein Sorting

Membrane Enclosed Organelles Protein Sorting ER Processing and Transport Targeting Proteins to the Mitochondria and Chloroplast Peroxisomes mRNA Export and Nuclear Structures

Ch. 13-Intracellular Membrane Traffic

Vesicular Budding, Transport, and Coat Proteins Golgi Processing and Transport Lysosomal and Degradation Pathways Endocytic Pathways Exocytosis Plant Vacuole

Ch. 14-Energy Conversion: Mitochondria and Chloroplasts

Mitochondria Citric Acid Cycle Electron Transport ATP Synthesis Driven from Proton Gradients Chloroplast Overview of Photosynthesis Light Dependent Reactions Light Independent Reactions

Ch. 15-Cell Signaling

Overview of Cell Surface Receptors Overview of Signaling Molecules G Protein Coupled Receptors Protein Kinase Receptors Intracellular messnegers: Hormones and Nitric Oxide Phosphoinositide Signaling Pathways Integration of Multiple Signaling Pathways Signaling in Plants

Ch. 16-The Cytoskeleton

Overview of the Cytoskeleton Intermediate Filaments Microtubules Kinesins and Dyneins Cilia and Flagella Microtubules and Cell Division Actin Filaments Actin Based Movement Muscle Contractions

Ch. 17-The Cell Cycle

Overview of the Cell Cycle Control of the Cell Cycle Mitosis Cytokinesis G1 Phase Control of Cell Size Basics of Meiotic Genetics Meiosis

Ch. 18-Cell Death

Control of Cell Death

Ch. 19-Cell Junctions and the Extracellular Matrix

Cell-Cell Adhesion Cell-Cell Junctions Extracellular Matrix of Animal Cells The Basal Lamina Plant Tissue

Ch. 20-Cancer

Overview of Cancer Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressors Tumor Viruses Carcinogens Metastasis and Cancer Spread Cancer Treatment

Ch. 22-Stem Cells and Tissue Renewal

Stem Cells

Ch. 24-The Innate and Adaptive Immune System

Overview of Host Defenses The Innate Immune Response B Cell Development Antibody Structure and Diversity MHC and Antigen Presentation T Cells Immune System Collaboration

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