ISBN: 0716731363 / ISBN-13: 9780716731368
With its acclaimed author team, cutting-edge content, and coverage based on landmark experiments, Molecular Cell Biology has earned an impeccable ... Show synopsis With its acclaimed author team, cutting-edge content, and coverage based on landmark experiments, Molecular Cell Biology has earned an impeccable reputation with instructors, edition after edition. The new Sixth Edition is the Molecular Cell Biology for a new generation, a dramatic revision of the classic text featuring two new co-authors, expanded coverage of immunology and development, and new media tools for students and instructors. NEW TO THIS EDITION * Increased clarity and accessibility, balancing coverage of the latest scientific developments with clear explanations of the fundamentals * New chapters: 'The Molecular Cell Biology of Development', 'Nerve Cells', and 'Immunology'. * Exciting new developments, including expanded coverage of proteomics, updated discussions of chromatin, evolution of chromosomes and the mitochondrion, molecular models, advances in light and electron microscopy, Reaction Oxygen Species (ROS), expanded coverage of RNAi, role of supercomplexes in electron transport, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors (HERs), Myosin ATPase cycle, Kinesin 1 ATPase cycle, epithlial0to-mesenchymal transition and cancer, use of retrovirus infection for tracing cell lineage, axon guidance molecules, cancer stem cells, and use of DNA microarray analysis in tumor typing. The book is accompanied by a companion website (... which supports learning and understanding through a wealth of supplementary material including online self-tests; animations and videos showing the dynamic nature of key cellular processes and important experimental techniques; and new podcasts narrated by the authors to give a deeper understanding of key figures in the text and a sense of the thrill of discovery.