The World of the Cell, Fifth Edition combines the most readable book and effective learning package available for introductory cell biology. The book gives readers the basics of cell structure, function, and mechanisms. This book continues the tradition of the previous editions widely praised for covering some of the most difficult concepts, including bioenergetics, metabolism, enzyme kinetics, thermodynamics, membrane transport, cell signaling, regulatory mechanisms, transcription, signal transduction, and DNA replication and recombination.
Publisher: Pearson Education (US)
Number of pages: 912
Weight: 2177 g
Dimensions: 284 x 284 x 37 mm
Edition: 5th edition
The cell biology text written with you in mind
The World of the Cell, Fifth Edition, combines the most readable text and effective learning package available for a beginning course in cell biology. With its hallmark emphasis on cell biology, this book focuses on the basics of cell structure, function, and mechanisms. In this new edition, the authors integrate coverage of modern molecular techniques and recent advances in the field.
Resources to help you succeed in cell biology
Packaged free with every new copy of the text
The Cell Place CD-ROM and Web site include over 30 animations and interactive activities that reinforce understanding of key concepts explained in the text. The Cell Place also contains a pop-up, searchable glossary, practice quizzes, and hundreds of annotated web links. The CD-ROM comes loaded with all the solutions to the end-of-chapter problems in the text - you don't have to purchase a separate solutions manual!
Guide to Microscopy: Explore the fundamental principles of both light and electron microscopy, with an emphasis on the various specialized techniques that are used to adapt these two types of microscopy for a variety of specialized purposes.
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NEW! Biology Labs On-Line: Cell Version 0-8053-4865-4
Expand your horizons beyond the traditional wet lab setting and perform potentially dangerous, lengthy, or expensive experiments in a safe electronic environment. Labs included are HemoglobinLab, MitochondriaLab, EnzymeLab, and TranslationLab. Go to www.biologylabsonline.com for more information.
Printed Solutions Manual 0-8053-4856-5
A collection of complete, detailed answers for all of the end-of-chapter questions and problems written by the authors.
The Benjamin Cummings Special Topics Series
These brief 32-page booklets, edited by Michael Palladino of Monmouth University, present the basic scientific facts, media myths, and social and ethical issues.
Understanding the Human Genome Project 0-8053-6774-8 #1
Stem Cells & Cloning 0-8053-4864-6 #2
Biology of Cancer 0-8053-4867-0 #3
Biological Terrorism 0-8053-4868-9 #4
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