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Molecular Cell Biology

Molecular Cell Biology Lodish & Berk • 7th Edition • 9781429234139

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Ch. 1-Molecules, Cells, and Evolution

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

Ch. 2-Chemical Foundations

Chemical Bonds Acids, Bases, and Buffers Four Classes of Macromolecules Properties of Macromolecules Energy Sources and Generation Enzymes Gibbs Free Energy and Equilibrium Activated Carriers

Ch. 3-Protein Structure and Function

Protein Basics Protein Folding Enzymes and Protein Binding Protein Regulation Protein Degradation The Use of Radioisotopes Isolation and Purification of Proteins

Ch. 4-Basic Molecular Genetic mechanisms

Structure and Function of DNA Helical Formations of DNA DNA vs. RNA DNA Transcription tRNA, rRNA and the Codon Code Translation DNA Replication DNA Repair and Recombination Viruses

Ch. 5-Molecular Genetics Techniques

RNA interference DNA Cloning DNA libraries Polymerase Chain Reaction - PCR DNA Transfer into Cells

Ch. 6-Genes, Genomics, and Chromosomes

Evolution of the Genome Transposons and Viruses Bioinformatics Packaging of DNA

Ch. 7-Transcriptional Control of Gene Expression

Transcriptional Regulators Action of Transcriptional Regulators The Epigenetic Code Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression

Ch. 8-Post-transcriptional Gene Control

mRNA Processing Post-Transcriptional Regulators mRNA Export and Nuclear Structures tRNA, rRNA and the Codon Code

Ch. 9-Culturing, Visualizing, and Perturbing Cells

Cell Culture The Light Microscope Electron Microscopy

Ch. 10-Biomembrane Structure

The Lipid Bilayer Membrane Proteins

Ch. 11-Transmembrane Transport of Ions and Small Molecules

Principles of Transmembrane Transport Passive Transport: Diffusion and Osmosis Transporters Ion Channels and Membrane Potential

Ch. 12-Cellular Energetics

Breakdown and Utilization of Sugars and Fats Glycolysis Fermentation Overview of Cellular Respiration Mitochondria Citric Acid Cycle Electron Transport ATP Synthesis Driven from Proton Gradients Overview of Photosynthesis Chloroplast Light Dependent Reactions Light Independent Reactions

Ch. 13-Moving Proteins into Membranes and Organelles

ER Processing and Transport Targeting Proteins to the Mitochondria and Chloroplast Peroxisomes mRNA Export and Nuclear Structures

Ch. 14-Vesicular Traffic, Secretion, and Endocytosis

Tracking Protein Movement Vesicular Budding, Transport, and Coat Proteins Exocytosis Endocytic Pathways Lysosomal and Degradation Pathways

Ch. 15-Signal Transduction and G Protein-Coupled Receptors

Overview of Cell Surface Receptors Overview of Signaling Molecules G Protein Coupled Receptors

Ch. 16-Signaling Pathways that Control Gene Activity

Protein Kinase Receptors Phosphoinositide Signaling Pathways Intracellular messnegers: Hormones and Nitric Oxide Integration of Multiple Signaling Pathways

Ch. 17-Cell Organization and Movement: Microfilaments

Actin Filaments Muscle Contractions Actin Based Movement

Ch. 18-Cell Organization and Movement: Microtubules and Intermediate Filaments

Overview of the Cytoskeleton Microtubules Kinesins and Dyneins Cilia and Flagella Intermediate Filaments

Ch. 19-The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle

Overview of the Cell Cycle Control of the Cell Cycle G1 Phase Mitosis Cytokinesis Meiosis

Ch. 20-Integrating Cells into Tissues

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

Ch. 21-Stem Cells, Cell Asymmetry, and Cell Death

Stem Cells Control of Cell Death

Ch. 22-Nerve Cells

Ion Channels and Neurons

Ch. 23-Immunology

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

Ch. 24-Cancer

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

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