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Cell Biology Becker's World of the Cell
Becker's World of the Cell

Becker's World of the Cell Hardin • 9th Edition • 9780321934925

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Ch. 1-A Preview of the Cell

History of Cell Biology The Light Microscope Electron Microscopy Model Organisms

Ch. 2-The Chemistry of the Cell

Small Molecules

Ch. 3-The Macromolecules of the Cell

Protein Basics Protein Folding Complex Protein Structures Four Classes of Macromolecules Properties of Macromolecules

Ch. 4-Cells and Organelles

Properties of the Cell Prokaryotic Cell Architecture Eukaryotic Cell Architecture Membrane Enclosed Organelles Prokaryotes vs. Eukaryotes Viruses

Ch. 5-Bioenergetics: The Flow of Energy in the Cell

Energy Sources and Generation Gibbs Free Energy and Equilibrium

Ch. 6-Enzymes: The Catalysts of Life

Enzymes Enzyme Kinetics Enzymes and Protein Binding Enzyme Inhibitors

Ch. 7-Membranes: Their Structure, Function, and Chemistry

The Lipid Bilayer Membrane Proteins

Ch. 8-Transport Across Membranes: Overcoming the Permeability Barrier

Principles of Transmembrane Transport Passive Transport: Diffusion and Osmosis Ion Channels and Membrane Potential Transporters

Ch. 9-Chemotropic Energy Metabolism: Glycolysis and Fermentation

Breakdown and Utilization of Sugars and Fats Glycolysis Fermentation Gluconeogenesis

Ch. 10-Chemotropic Energy Metabolism: Aerobic Respiration

Overview of Cellular Respiration Mitochondria Citric Acid Cycle Electron Transport ATP Synthesis Driven from Proton Gradients

Ch. 11-Phototrophic Energy Metabolism: Photosynthesis

Overview of Photosynthesis Chloroplast Light Dependent Reactions Light Independent Reactions

Ch. 12-The Endomembrane System and Peroxisomes

ER Processing and Transport Golgi Processing and Transport Exocytosis Endocytic Pathways Vesicular Budding, Transport, and Coat Proteins Lysosomal and Degradation Pathways Plant Vacuole Peroxisomes

Ch. 13-Cytoskeletal Systems

Overview of the Cytoskeleton Microtubules Actin Filaments Intermediate Filaments

Ch. 14-Cellular Movement: Motility and Contractility

Kinesins and Dyneins Cilia and Flagella Actin Based Movement Muscle Contractions

Ch. 15-Beyond the Cell: Cell Adhesions, Cell Junctions, and Extracellular Structures

Cell-Cell Adhesion The Basal Lamina Cell-Cell Junctions Extracellular Matrix of Animal Cells Plant Tissue

Ch. 16-The Structural Basis of Cellular Information: DNA, Chromosomes, and the Nucleus

DNA Cloning DNA Discovery Structure and Function of DNA Helical Formations of DNA DNA vs. RNA Packaging of DNA mRNA Export and Nuclear Structures

Ch. 17-DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination

DNA Replication DNA Repair and Recombination

Ch. 18-Gene Expression I: The Genetic Code and Transcription

DNA Transcription tRNA, rRNA and the Codon Code mRNA Processing

Ch. 19-Gene Expression II: Protein Synthesis and Sorting

tRNA, rRNA and the Codon Code Translation ER Processing and Transport

Ch. 20-The Regulation of Gene Expression

Transcriptional Regulators Action of Transcriptional Regulators The Epigenetic Code Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression Basics of Gene Expression Control Post-Transcriptional Regulators Protein Degradation

Ch. 21-Molecular Biology Techniques for Cell Biology

DNA Cloning Polymerase Chain Reaction - PCR DNA libraries DNA Sequencing Bioinformatics Nucleic Acid Hybridization Isolation and Purification of Proteins Studying Proteins Tracking Protein Movement DNA Transfer into Cells RNA interference Genetic Screens

Ch. 22-Signal Transduction Mechanisms: Electrical and Synaptic Signaling in Neurons

Ion Channels and Neurons

Ch. 23-Signal Transduction Mechanisms II: Messengers and Receptors

Overview of Cell Surface Receptors Overview of Signaling Molecules G Protein Coupled Receptors Protein Kinase Receptors Intracellular messnegers: Hormones and Nitric Oxide Phosphoinositide Signaling Pathways Integration of Multiple Signaling Pathways

Ch. 24-The Cell Cycle and Mitosis

Overview of the Cell Cycle Mitosis Cytokinesis Control of the Cell Cycle Microtubules and Cell Division Control of Cell Size Control of Cell Death

Ch. 25-Sexual Reproduction, Meiosis and Genetic Recombination

Basics of Meiotic Genetics Mendel and the Laws of Inheritance Meiosis

Ch. 26-Cancer Cells

Overview of Cancer Metastasis and Cancer Spread Oncogenes and Tumor Suppressors Tumor Viruses Cancer Treatment

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