International Review of Cytology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780123735997, 9780080469126

International Review of Cytology, Volume 255

1st Edition

A Survey of Cell Biology

Editors: Kwang Jeon
eBook ISBN: 9780080469126
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123735997
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 18th December 2006
Page Count: 304
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Table of Contents

  • Plant Responses to UV Radiation and Links to Pathogen Resistance
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II UV Radiation Damage to Plant Cells
    • III Protective and Repair Mechanisms for Plant Defense Against UV Radiation
    • IV UV Radiation and Cross-Tolerance to Environmental Stress
    • V Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgments
  • Roles of DNA Polymerases in Replication, Repair, and Recombination in Eukaryotes
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Classification and the Main Properties of Eukaryotic DNA Polymerases
    • III Fidelity of DNA Polymerases on Undamaged and Damaged Templates
    • IV Roles of DNA Polymerases in the Safeguarding of Genome Function
    • V Human Diseases Caused by Aberrant Replication
    • VI Conclusions and Future Perspectives
    • Acknowledgments
  • Sub-Second Cellular Dynamics: Time-Resolved Electron Microscopy and Functional Correlation
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Analytical Methods
    • III Problems Solved by Correlated Time-Resolved EM and Functional Analyses
    • IV Other Methodology
    • V Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgments
  • New Insights into Nucleolar Architecture and Activity
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Historical Background
    • III Ribosomal Genes
    • IV Nucleolar Structure and Function
    • V Concluding Remarks and Future Directions
    • Acknowledgments
  • Growth and Division of Peroxisomes
    • Abstract
    • I Introduction
    • II Growth of Peroxisomes in Mammalian Cells and Tissues
    • III Growth of Peroxisomes in Yeast
    • IV Division of Peroxisomes
    • V Concluding Remarks
    • Acknowledgments
  • Index


International Review of Cytology presents current advances and comprehensive reviews in cell biology – both plant and animal. Authored by some of the foremost scientists in the field, each volume provides up-to-date information and directions for future research.


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


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"Invaluable reading for all biologists." -NATURE "A valuable addition to any college library as current reference material for advanced undergraduates, graduate students, and professional scientists." -CHOICE

About the Editors

Kwang Jeon Editor

Kwang Jeon received his Ph.D. in cell physiology at King’s College, University of London, UK, in 1964 and taught at SUNY Buffalo and University of Tennessee. His research was concerned with the biogenesis and function of cell components in two major areas: Integration of intracellular symbionts into host cells leading to the acquisition of new cell components and cell variation; Membrane-protein recycling during endo- and exocytosis.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA