Encyclopedia of Molecular Cell Biology and Molecular Medicine, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3527600906
  • ISBN-13: 9783527600908
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 9600 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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Overview

The second edition of this highly acclaimed, 16-volume encyclopedia now contains 150 new articles and extended coverage of cell biology. It is thus the most comprehensive and most detailed treatment of molecular biology, cell biology and molecular medicine available today -- designed in collaboration with a founding board of 10 Nobel laureates.

As such, the Encyclopedia provides a single-source library of the molecular basis of life, with a focus on molecular medicine, discussing in detail the latest advances of the post-genomic era.

Each of the approximately 425 articles is written as a self-contained treatment, beginning with an outline and a key word section plus definitions. Peer-reviewed, they are written in a review-like style, complemented by an extensive bipartite bibliography of reviews and books as well as primary papers. A glossary of basic terms completes each volume and defines the most commonly used terms in molecular biology. Together with the introductory illustrations found in each volume, the articles are comprehensible for readers at every level without resorting to a dictionary, textbook, or other reference.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Editorial Board.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Preface.
Editor-in-Chief.
Editorial Board.
Contents.
List of Contributors.
Color Plates.
1: Adipocytes.
2: Aggregation, Protein.
3: Aging and Sex, DNA Repair in.
4: AIDS/HIV, Molecular and Cell Biology.
5: Alternatively Spliced Genes.
6: Alzheimer’s Disease.
7: Animal Biotechnology and Modeling.
8: Annexins.
9: Anthology of Human Repetitive DNA.
10: Anthrax (Bacillus anthracis), Molecular Biology of.
11: Antibody Molecules, Genetic Engineering of.
12: Antigen Presenting Cells (APCs).
13: Antisense Oligonucleotides as Potential Drugs.
14: Antitumor Agents: Taxol and Taxanes–Production by Yew Cell Culture.
15: Antitumor Steroids.
16: Autoantibodies and Autoimmunity.
17: Autoimmunity in Scleroderma.
18: Bacterial Cell Culture Methods.
19: Bacterial Growth and Division.
20: Bacterial Pathogenesis, Molecular Basis of.
21: Bacteriorhodopsin, Molecular Biology of.
22: Behavior Genes.
23: Biogenesis, Structure and Function of Lysosomes.
24: Bioinorganic Chemistry.
25: Biological Regulation by Protein Phosphorylation.