Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies

Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies

by Rene Fester Kratz

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 15/05/2009

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Your hands-on study guide to the inner world of the cell


Need to get a handle on molecular and cell biology? This
easy-to-understand guide explains the structure and function of the
cell and how recombinant DNA technology is changing the face of
science and medicine. You discover how fundamental principles and
concepts relate to everyday life. Plus, you get plenty of study
tips to improve your grades and score higher on exams!





Explore the world of the cell take a tour inside the
structure and function of cells and see how viruses attack and
destroy them


Understand the stuff of life (molecules) get up to speed
on the structure of atoms, types of bonds, carbohydrates, proteins,
DNA, RNA, and lipids





Watch as cells function and reproduce see how cells
communicate, obtain matter and energy, and copy themselves for
growth, repair, and reproduction





Make sense of genetics learn how parental cells organize
their DNA during sexual reproduction and how scientists can predict
inheritance patterns





Decode a cell's underlying programming examine how DNA is
read by cells, how it determines the traits of organisms, and how
it's regulated by the cell





Harness the power of DNA discover how scientists use
molecular biology to explore genomes and solve current world
problems






Open the book and find:





Easy-to-follow explanations of key topics


The life of a cell what it needs to survive and
reproduce





Why molecules are so vital to cells





Rules that govern cell behavior





Laws of thermodynamics and cellular work





The principles of Mendelian genetics





Useful Web sites





Important events in the development of DNA technology





Ten great ways to improve your biology grade
ISBN:
9780470430668
9780470430668
Category:
Molecular biology
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
15-05-2009
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
384
Dimensions (mm):
232x189x22mm
Weight:
0.56kg

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