Cell Press Reviews: Core Concepts in Cell Biology, 1st Edition

  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 0127999183
  • ISBN-13: 9780127999180
  • DDC: 571.6
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 484 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

  • Price:  Sign in for price



Written by leading cell biologists and curated by Cell Press editors, reviews in the Cell Press Reviews: Core Concepts in Cell Biology publication informs, inspires, and connects cell biologists at all stages in their careers with timely, comprehensive insight into the most recent exciting developments across cell biology and hot topics within core areas of the field including: Signaling mechanisms and membrane biology Cytoskeletal self-organization and cell polarity Organelle dynamics and biogenesis Morphogenesis and cell motility Chromatin and genome organization in nuclear function Contributions come from leading voices in cell biology, who are defining the future of their field, including: - Tom Misteli, National Cancer Institute - Galit Lahav, Harvard Medical School - Scott D. Emr, Cornell University - David G. Drubin, University of California, Berkeley - Tom Rapoport, Harvard Medical School - Anthony A. Hyman, Max Planck Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Dresden This publication is part of the Cell Press Reviews series, which features reviews published in Cell Press primary research and Trends reviews journals.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
About Cell Press.
1: The Cell Biology of Genomes: Bringing the Double Helix to Life.
2: Condensin, Chromatin Crossbarring and Chromosome Condensation.
3: Nuclear Positioning.
4: Evolution and Function of the Mitotic Checkpoint.
5: Cell Division Orientation in Animals.
6: Cell Polarity: Mechanochemical Patterning.
7: Encoding and Decoding Cellular Information Through Signaling Dynamics.
8: Directed Cytoskeleton Self-Organization.
9: Mitochondria in Apoptosis: Bcl-2 Family Members and Mitochondrial Dynamics.
10: Golgi Membrane Dynamics and Lipid Metabolism.
11: Weaving the Web of ER Tubules.
12: The ESCRT Pathway.
13: Mechanisms of Autophagosome Biogenesis.
14: Organelle Growth Control through Limiting Pools of Cytoplasmic Components.
15: Curvature, Lipid Packing, and Electrostatics of Membrane Organelles: Defining Cellular Territories in Determining Specificity.
16: Clathrin-Mediated Endocytosis in Budding Yeast.
17: Life at the Leading Edge.
18: Use the Force: Membrane Tension as an Organizer of Cell Shape and Motility.
19: Thinking Outside the Cell: How Cadherins Drive Adhesion.
20: Actin Cortex Mechanics and Cellular Morphogenesis.