Cell Biology, With STUDENT CONSULT Access, 2nd Edition

Cell Biology

2nd Edition With STUDENT CONSULT Access

By Thomas D. Pollard, MD, Professor, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale University, New Haven, CT; William C. Earnshaw, PhD, FRSE, Professor and Wellcome Principal Fellow, Institute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK; and Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, PhD, Head, Section on Organelle Biology, Cell Biology and Metabolism Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD


SECTION I: Introduction to Cell Biology

CHAPTER 1
Introduction to Cells
CHAPTER 2
Evolution of Life on Earth

SECTION II: Chemical and Physical Background

CHAPTER 3
Molecules: Structures and Dynamics
CHAPTER 4
Biophysical Principles
CHAPTER 5
Macromolecular Assembly
CHAPTER 6
Research Strategies

SECTION III: Membrane Structure and Function

CHAPTER 7
Membrane Structure and Dynamics
CHAPTER 8
Membrane Pumps
CHAPTER 9
Membrane Carriers
CHAPTER 10
Membrane Channels
CHAPTER 11
Membrane Physiology

SECTION IV: Chromatin, Chromosomes, and the Cell Nucleus

CHAPTER 12
Chromosome Organization
CHAPTER 13
DNA Packaging in Chromatin and Chromosomes
CHAPTER 14
Nuclear Structure and Dynamics

SECTION V: Central Dogma: From Gene to Protein

CHAPTER 15
Gene Expression
This chapter was written by Jeffrey L. Corden
CHAPTER 16
Eukaryotic RNA Processing
This chapter was written by David Tollervey
CHAPTER 17
Protein Synthesis and Folding

SECTION VI: Cellular Organelles and Membrane Trafficking

CHAPTER 18
Posttranslational Targeting of Proteins
CHAPTER 19
Mitochondria, Chloroplasts, Peroxisomes
CHAPTER 20
Endoplasmic Reticulum
CHAPTER 21
Secretory Membrane System and Golgi Apparatus CHAPTER 22
Endocytosis and the Endosomal Membrane System CHAPTER 23
Degradation of Cellular Components
SECTION VII
Signaling Mechanisms
CHAPTER 24
Plasma Membrane Receptors
CHAPTER 25
Protein Hardware for Signaling
CHAPTER 26
Second Messengers
CHAPTER 27
Integration of Signals

SECTION VIII: Cellular Adhesion and the Extracellular Matrix

CHAPTER 28
Cells of the Extracellular Matrix and Immune System
CHAPTER 29
Extracelluar Matrix Molecules
CHAPTER 30
Cellular Adhesion
CHAPTER 31
Intercellular Junctions
CHAPTER 32
Connective Tissues

SECTION IX: Cytoskeleton and Cellular Motility

CHAPTER 33
Actin and Actin-Binding Proteins
CHAPTER 34
Microtubules and Centrosomes
CHAPTER 35
Intermediate Filaments
CHAPTER 36
Motor Proteins
CHAPTER 37
Intracellular Motility
CHAPTER 38
Cellular Motility
CHAPTER 39
Muscles

SECTION X: Cell Cycle

CHAPTER 40
Introduction to the Cell Cycle
CHAPTER 41
G1 Phase and Regulation of Cell Proliferation
CHAPTER 42
S Phase and DNA Replication
CHAPTER 43
G2 Phase and Control of Entry into Mitosis
CHAPTER 44
Mitosis and Cytokinesis
CHAPTER 45
Meiosis
CHAPTER 46
Programmed Cell Death

Glossary
Index