Key Features

  • Learn from an easy-to-read writing style and well-designed, full-color layout to present of all histology's need-to-know content.
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Table of Contents

1. Histology

Introduction

Cells are Basic Functional Units

Histology in Other Disciplines

Techniques Used in Histology and Cell Biology

2. The Cell

Introduction

Cell Membranes

Transport In and Out of Cells

Cytosol

The Nucleus

Mitochondria

Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER) and Golgi Vesicles

Cytoskeleton

Cell Inclusions and Storage Products

Cell Division

Cell Death

3. Epithelial Cells

Introduction

Epithelial Cell Junctions

Epithelial Cell Surface Specializations

Secretory Adaptations

Barrier Function of Epithelium

4. Support Cells and the Extracellular Matrix

Introduction

Extracellular Matrix

Basement Membrane and External Lamina

Cell Adhesion to Extracellular Matrix

Support Cell Family

5. Contractile Cells

Introduction

Skeletal Muscle

Cardiac Muscle

Smooth Muscle

Myofibroblasts

Pericytes

Myoepithelial Cells

6. Nervous Tissue

Introduction

Nerve Cells (Neurons)

Myelin

Central Nervous System

Peripheral Nervous System

7. Blood Cells

Introduction

Bone Marrow Derived Stem Cells

Red Blood Cells

White Blood Cells

Platelets

Haemopoiesis

Bone Marrow

8. Immune System

Introduction

Lymphocytes

Macrophages and Dendritic Cells

Bone Marrow

Thymus

Lymph Nodes

Spleen

Mucosa-associated Lymphoid Tissue

9. Blood and Lymphatic Circulatory Systems and Heart

Introduction

Blood Circulatory System

Lymphatic Circulatory System

Stem Cells and the Vascualature

The Heart

Stem Cells and the Hea

Details

No. of pages:
448
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2015
Published:
Imprint:
Mosby Ltd.
eBook ISBN:
9780323314664
eBook ISBN:
9780702062933
eBook ISBN:
9780723438083
eBook ISBN:
9780702062919
Print ISBN:
9780723435020

About the author

Peter Anderson

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pathology, Director of Pathology Undergraduate Education, Department of Pathology, The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA