Medical Cell Biology - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780123704580, 9780080919317

Medical Cell Biology

3rd Edition

Editors: Steven Goodman
eBook ISBN: 9780080919317
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123704580
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 9th November 2007
Page Count: 336
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Description

Medical Cell Biology, Third Edition, focuses on the scientific aspects of cell biology important to medical students, dental students, veterinary students, and prehealth undergraduates. With its National Board-type questions, this book is specifically designed to prepare students for this exam.

The book maintains a concise focus on eukaryotic cell biology as it relates to human and animal disease, all within a manageable 300-page format. This is accomplished by explaining general cell biology principles in the context of organ systems and disease.

This updated version contains 60% new material and all new clinical cases. New topics include apoptosis and cell death from a neural perspective; signal transduction as it relates to normal and abnormal heart function; and cell cycle and cell division related to cancer biology.

Key Features

  • 60% New Material!
  • New Topics include:
    • Apoptosis and cell dealth from a neural perspective
    • Signal transduction as it relates to normal and abnormal heart function
    • Cell cycle and cell division related to cancer biology
  • All new clinical cases
  • Serves as a prep guide to the National Medical Board Exam with sample board-style questions (using Exam Master(R) technology): www.exammaster.com
  • Focuses on eukaryotic cell biology as it related to human disease, thus making the subject more accessible to pre-med and pre-health students

Readership

Students preparing for a career in medicine or other health sciences. Those preparing for the Medical Board Exams.

Table of Contents

Cell Membranes. Cytoskeleton. Organelle Structure and Function. Regulation of Gene Expression. Intercellular Signaling. Cell Signaling Events. The Cell Cycle and Cancer. Programmed Cell Death.

Details

No. of pages:
336
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080919317
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123704580

About the Editor

Steven Goodman

Dr. Goodman is the C. L. and Amelia A. Lundell Professor of Life Sciences and Professor of Molecular & Cell Biology at the University of Texas at Dallas, Adjunct Professor of Cell Biology at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, as well as Editor-in-Chief of Experimental Biology and Medicine. Dr. Goodman is Past-President of the Association of Anatomy, Cell Biology and Neurobiology Chairs and led the association in drafting the Cell Biology portion of the United States and Canadian Curriculum in the Anatomical Sciences. Medical Cell Biology is designed to prepare students for this exam.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Physical Medicine, St Luke's Rehabilitation Institute, Spokane, WA, USA

Reviews

“The Third Edition of Medical Cell Biology by Steven Goodman is a highly-readable cell biology textbook designed specifically for medical students. The use of clinical cases builds a framework for the basic concepts and helps reinforce understanding. Every medical student should arm him or herself with this book as preparation for the board exam.” --John Clancy, Jr., PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Cell Biology, Neurobiology, and Anatomy, Loyola University, Chicago, Illinois; President of the Association of Anatomy, Cell Biology, and Neurobiology Chairs “An extremely valuable book for undergraduate, graduate and health professional students that is essential to learning contemporary cell biology, both from the historical standpoint, and from the current literature.” -- Ian S. Zagon, PhD, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania