Cell Biology Cell and Molecular Biology: Concepts and Experiments
Cell and Molecular Biology: Concepts and Experiments

Cell and Molecular Biology: Concepts and Experiments Karp • 7th Edition • 978-1118206731

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Ch. 1-Introduction to the Study of Cell and Molecular Biology

History of Cell Biology Properties of the Cell Prokaryotic Cell Architecture Eukaryotic Cell Architecture Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes Model Organisms Evolution of the Cell Viruses

Ch. 2-The Chemical Basis of Life

Chemical Bonds Acids, Bases, and Buffers Four Classes of Macromolecules Properties of Macromolecules Protein Basics Protein Folding Complex Protein Structures

Ch. 3-Bioenergetics, Enzymes, and Metabolism

Energy Sources and Generation Gibbs Free Energy and Equilibrium Enzymes Enzyme Kinetics Breakdown and Utilization of Sugars and Fats Glycolysis Fermentation Gluconeogenesis

Ch. 4-The Structure and Function of the Plasma Membrane

The Lipid Bilayer Membrane Proteins Principles of Transmembrane Transport Passive Transport: Diffusion and Osmosis Transporters Ion Channels and Membrane Potential Ion Channels and Neurons

Ch. 5-Aerobic Respiration and the Mitochondrion

Mitochondria Citric Acid Cycle Electron Transport ATP Synthesis Driven from Proton Gradients Peroxisomes

Ch. 6-Photosynthesis and the Chloroplast

Overview of Photosynthesis Chloroplast Light Dependent Reactions Light Independent Reactions

Ch. 7-Interactions Between Cells and Their Environment

Extracellular Matrix of Animal Cells Cell-Cell Adhesion Cell-Cell Junctions Plant Tissue

Ch. 8-Cytoplasmic Membrane Systems: Structure, Function, and Membrane Trafficking

ER Processing and Transport Golgi Processing and Transport Vesicular Budding, Transport, and Coat Proteins Lysosomal and Degradation Pathways Plant Vacuole Endocytic Pathways Targeting Proteins to the Mitochondria and Chloroplast

Ch. 9-The Cytoskeleton and Cell Motility

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

Ch. 10-The Nature of the Gene and the Genome

Mendel and the Laws of Inheritance Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression Structure and Function of DNA Helical Formations of DNA Evolution of the Genome Transposons and Viruses Bioinformatics

Ch. 11-Gene Expression: From Transcription to Translation

DNA Transcription mRNA Processing tRNA, rRNA and the Codon Code Post-Transcriptional Regulators Translation

Ch. 12-Control of Gene Expression

Transcriptional Regulators Packaging of DNA mRNA Export and Nuclear Structures Post-Transcriptional Regulators

Ch. 13-DNA Replication and Repair

DNA Replication DNA Repair and Recombination

Ch. 14-Cellular Reproduction

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

Ch. 15-Cell Signaling and Signal Transduction: Communication Between Cells

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 Control of Cell Death

Ch. 16-Cancer

Overview of Cancer Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressors Cancer Treatment

Ch. 17-The Immune Response

The Innate Immune Response B Cell Development T Cells MHC and Antigen Presentation

Ch. 18-Techniques in Cell and Molecular Biology

The Light Microscope Electron Microscopy The Use of Radioisotopes Cell Culture Isolation and Purification of Proteins Studying Proteins Nucleic Acid Hybridization DNA Cloning Polymerase Chain Reaction - PCR DNA libraries DNA Transfer into Cells RNA interference

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