Boost grades with an illustrated Cell Biology Study Guide. You will use it from an undergraduate school all the way to medical school.
Intended for everyone interested in Biology, particularly undergraduate and graduate life science students, medical students, nursing, and dental students.
Fully illustrated. Written in clear, concise format. Difficult concepts are explained in simple terms. Detailed description on cell components and biochemical processes. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases Access the guide anytime, anywhere - at home, on the train, in the subway. Use your down time to prepare for an exam. Always have the guide available for a quick reference.
Table of Contents
Cell: Cell membrane | Cytoskeleton | Genetic material | Organelles | Prokaryotic cells | Eukaryotic cells | Growth and metabolism | Creation of new cells | Protein synthesis | Origins of cells | History
Types of Cells: Prokaryotes | Bacteria | Groups | Gram-positive | Gram-negative | Cyanobacteria | Archaea | Eukaryotes | Comparison of eukaryotic and procariotic cells | Plant Cells | Comparison of animal and plant cells
Bacterial cell structure: Cell envelope | Cytoplasmic membrane | Surface structures | Intracellular structures | Endospores
Cell Components: Cell wall | Cell membrane | Chloroplast | Cilium | Centriole | Centrosome | Glyoxysome | Cytoplasm | Cytoskeleton | Endoplasmic reticulum | Flagellum | Golgi apparatus | Lysosome | Melanosome | Mitochondria | Mitotic spindle | Nucleus | Nucleolus | Peroxisome | Plasmodesmata | Plastid | Ribosome | Vacuole | Vesicle
Cellular Respiration: Aerobic respiration | Theoretical yields | Anaerobic respiration | Fermentation | ATP
Mitochondria: Functions | Oxidative phosphorylation | Oxidative decarboxylation | Electron transport | Mitochondrial DNA | Reproduction | Origin
Photosynthesis: Chloroplast | Plastid | Plant photosynthesis | Photosynthesis in algae and bacteria | Discovery | Molecular production | Bioenergetics | Factors affecting photosynthesis | Light reaction | Dark reaction | Carbon Fixation | Calvin cycle | Pigments: Chlorophyll | Carotenoids | Xanthophyll | Cytochrome | Phycobilin | Bacteriorhodopsin
Cytoskeleton: Actin | Myosin | Intermediate filament | Flagellin | Microtubule | Kinesin | Dynein | Cell Movement
Cell Membrane: Phospholipids | Cholesterol | Diffusion | Osmosis | Electrochemical gradient | Membrane permeability | Passive transport | Facilitated diffusion | Ion channel | Active transport | The ATP-Dependent Na/K Pump | V-ATPase | Exocytosis | Endocytosis | Cell wall | Cell envelope | Chitin | Peptidoglycan
Cell Adhesion: Families of cell adhesion molecules | Immunoglobulin Family | Integrins | Cadherin | Selectin
Genome: Gene | Chromosomes | Homologous chromosomes | Karyotype | Locus | Chromatin: Euchromatin | Heterochromatin | Histone | Nucleosome | Somatic Cell | Gametes: Ovum | Sperm | Human Genome
DNA: DNA replication | Topoisomerase | Helicase | DNA Polymerase | Replication fork | Homologous Recombination | Mitochondrial DNA | Genetic code | Gene expression | DNA Repair | Recombinant DNA | Antisense