Cell Biology

2nd Edition

With STUDENT CONSULT Access

Authors:

  • Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
  • Thomas Pollard
  • William Earnshaw
  • Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
  • Key Features

    • Covers essential concepts in a more efficient, reader-friendly manner than most other texts on this subject.
    • Makes cell biology easier to understand by demonstrating how cellular structure, function, and dysfunction result from specific macromole¬cular interactions.
    • Progresses logically from an explanation of the "hardware" of molecules and cells to an understanding of how these structures function in the organism in both healthy and diseased states.
    • Helps you to visualize molecular structures and functions with over 1500 remarkable full-color illustrations that present physical structures to scale.
    • Explains how molecular and cellular structures evolved in different organisms.
    • Shows how molecular changes lead to the development of diseases through numerous Clinical Examples throughout.
    • Includes STUDENT CONSULT access at no additional charge, enabling you to consult the textbook online, anywhere you go · perform quick searches · add your own notes and bookmarks · follow Integration Links to related bonus content from other STUDENT CONSULT titles—to help you see the connections between diverse disciplines · test your knowledge with multiple-choice review questions · and more!

    Details

    No. of pages:
    928
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2007
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9781416022558
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780323248419

    About the authors

    Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Head, Section on Organelle Biology, Cell Biology and Metabolism Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

    Thomas Pollard

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Sterling Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT

    William Earnshaw

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professor and Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, ICB, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

    Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Head, Section on Organelle Biology, Cell Biology and Metabolism Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD