Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition

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As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill the vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts.As with previous editions, Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition accomplishes this goal with clear writing and beautiful illustrations. The Sixth Edition has been extensively revised and updated with the latest research in the field of cell biology, and it provides an exceptional framework for teaching and learning. The entire illustration program has been greatly enhanced.Protein structures better illustrate structure_function relationships, icons are simpler and more consistent within and between chapters, and micrographs have been refreshed and updated with newer, clearer, or better images. As a new feature, each chapter now contains intriguing openended questions highlighting –What We Donêt Know,” introducing students to challenging areas of future research. Updated end-of-chapter problems reflect new research discussed in the text, and these problems have been expanded to all chapters by adding questions on developmental biology, tissues and stem cells, pathogens, and the immune system.
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Bruce Alberts, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Alexander Johnson, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Julian Lewis, (Deceased), formerly of Cancer Research UK

David Morgan, University of California, San Francisco, USA

Martin Raff, University College London, UK

Keith Roberts, Emeritus, University of East Anglia, UK

Peter Walter, University of California, San Francisco, USA

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Garland Science
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Published on
Nov 20, 2014
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Pages
1464
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ISBN
9781317563754
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English
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Science / Life Sciences / Molecular Biology
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