International Review of Cytology, 186

A Survey of Cell Biology

  • Kwang Jeon, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, U.S.A.


Cell biologists, molecular biologists, developmental biologists, physiologists (organ level), biomedical scientists, and biochemists studying cell–cell interactions, cell variation, and evolution.


Book information

  • Published: September 1998
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-364590-6


"Invaluable reading for all biologists."
Praise for the Series, --NATURE

"In keeping with the high standards set by the editors... carefully prepared and edited in the customary fine format and well-illustrated style of Academic Press publications... this series is a significant contribution to a science that impinges on many fields."
"A valuable addition to any college library as current reference material for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional scientists."
"Maintains the tradition and set-up of the previous volumes and certainly provides up-to-date data on varied aspects of cytology... a valuable acquisition to any library."
"Should be on the shelf of any biomedical library."
--Alvin Tesler, Northwestern Medical School, in DOODY'S

Table of Contents

N.V. Tomilin, Control of Genes by Mammalian Retroposons.N. Howell, Human Mitochondrial Diseases: Answering Questions and Questioning Answers.K. Matter and M.S. Balda, Occludin and the Functions of Tight Junctions.M. Hülskamp, A. Schnittger, and U. Folkers, Pattern Formation and Cell Differentiation: Trichomes in Arabidopsis as a Genetic Model System.M. Hatzfeld, The Armadillo Family of Structural Proteins.D.F. Balkovetz and J.H. Lipschutz, Hepatocyte Growth Factor and the Kidney: It Is Not Just for the LiverT. Tokumoto, Nature and Role of Proteasomes on the Maturation of Fish Oocytes.Chapter References.Index.