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CELL BIOLOGY: (Cytology, Biomolecules and Molecular Biology) LPSPE

CELL BIOLOGY: (Cytology, Biomolecules and Molecular Biology) LPSPE

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  • ISBN : 9789355011022
  • Pages : 1208
  • Binding : Paperback
  • Language : English
  • Imprint : S. Chand Publishing
  • © year : 2022
  • Size : 6.75" X 9.5"

Price : 599.00 479.20

This book, Cell Biology, has been especially developed according to the latest UGC syllabus and is meant to cater to the needs of B.Sc. and M.Sc. students of all India universities. It is also immensely useful to the professionals of biology steam.
The book explains the essential principles, processes and methodology of cell biology, biochemistry and molecular biology. It reflects upon the significant advances in cell biology such as motor proteins, intracellular traffic and targeting of proteins, signalling pathways, receptors, apoptosis, aging and cancer. The book also discussed contemporary topics such as history of life (origin of life), archaebacteria, split genes, exon shuffling, gene silencing, RNA interference, miRNA, siRNA, recombinant DNA technology and much more.

• Pedagogically enriched, the book provides engaging chpter-end assessment exercises to enhance and strengthen learning of the readers
• Boxed items provides extra information on the topics
• Glossary, serving as a mini dictionary, provides meaning of various key terms of cell biology
• Selected readings provides further exploration of the subject

1. Introduction
2. Microscopy
3. Tools and Techniques in Cell Biology
4. The Origin of Life
5. Prokaryotic Cell and Eukaryotic Cell
6. Cytosol: Elements, Biomolecules and Properties
7. Amino Acids, Peptides and Proteins
8. Carbohydrates
9. Lipids
10. Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids
11. Tubules and Filaments (Cytoskeleton)
12. Plasma Membrane
13. The Cell Wall
14. Cell Junctions, Cell Adhesion and the Extra-Cellular Matrix (ECM)
15. Bioenergetics and Enzymes
16. Mitochondria (Energy Metabolism)
17. Chloroplasts (Photosynthesis)
18. Biosynthesis of Lipids and Polysaccharides
19. Endoplasmic Reticulum (ER)
20. Ribosomes
21. Golgi Apparatus
22. Intracellular Protein Sorting or Targeting and Chaperones
23. Vesicular Traffic in the Secretory and Endocytic Pathway
24. Lysosomes
25. Peroxisomes
26. Cell Signaling (Messages, Receptors and Signal Transduction)
27. Electrical Signals in Nerve Cells
28. Centrioles and Basal Bodies
29. Cellular Movement: Muscle Contractility and Amoeboid Movement
30. Microtubule-Based Cell Movement: Cilia and Flagella
31. Nucleus, Nucleopore and Nucleolus
32. Chromosomes
33. Chromosomal Variations: 1. Morphological 2. Numerical
34. DNA: Molecular Structure
35. DNA: Replication, Repair and Recombination
36. Genes
37. Point Mutation
38. Genetic Code
39. Transcription and mRNAs, rRNAs and tRNAs
40. Protein Synthesis
41. Regulation of Gene Action
42. Cell Commitment, 43. Induction
44. Cell Differentiation
45. Stem Cell Concept and Cell Replacement Therapy
46. Cell Growth, Cell Cycle and Mitosis
47. Meiosis and Reproductive Cycle
48. Reproduction
49. Gametogenesis
50. Fertilization
51. Parthenogenesis
52. Aging: The Biology of Senescence
53. Apoptosis (Programmed Cell Death)
54. Cell Culture and Cryopreservation
55. Cell Transformation and Cancer (Biology of Cancer)
56. Effect of Radiation on the Cell 57. Viruses
58. Archaea (Archaebacteria)
59. Bacteria
60. Recombinant DNA Technology
• Glossary
• Selected Readings
• Literary Sources in Cell Biology
• Index

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