Medical Cell Biology Made Memorable


  • Robert Norman, BSc, PhD, Senior Lecturer in Medical Biochemistry, Department of Medicine, University of Leicester, UK
  • David Lodwick, BSc, PhD, Lecturer in Medical Biology, Department of Medicine, University of Leicester, UK

Lavishly illustrated and highly accessible, this new textbook of cell biology is incredibly easy to read. Presents each subject as a series of separate two-page spreads so you can quickly reference specific topics or categories of interest.
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Book information

  • Published: February 1999
  • ISBN: 978-0-443-05815-8

Table of Contents

1. Cellular organization: organelle structure and function. 2. Genes and gene expression. 3. Proteins: the molecular basis of cell machinery. 4. Membranes and membrane transport. 5. Organelles: compartmentalization of cellular functions and protein targeting. 6. Cell to cell signalling: chemical signalling and signal transduction across membranes. 7. Signal transduction: electrical signalling. 9. The cytoskeleton and muscle contraction. 10. Adhesion molecules. 11. The extracellular matrix. 12. Cell migration/motility. 13. Cell growth, cell division and the cell cycle. Appendices. 1. Abbreviations. 2. Tools of molecular cell biology: biochemical, cell biological and immunological. 3. Tools of molecular cell biology: genetic methods. 4. Tools of molecular cell biology: electrical recording (electrophysiology). Index.