Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies

Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies

by Rene Fester Kratz

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 15/05/2009

RRP  $30.95 $24.75
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

Open the book and find:

Easy-to-follow explanations of key topics

The life of a cell what it needs to survive and

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
Molecular biology
Paperback / softback
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John Wiley & Sons Inc
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