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Author Kratz, René Fester, author.

Title Molecular & cell biology / by René Fester Kratz.

Publication Info. Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2020]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    571.6 KRA 2020    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition 2nd edition.
Description xiii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
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Series For dummies
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Summary 3.8 billion years and counting -- there's a lot to know about the fundamentals of life. This guide takes you from the primordial soup to the present, explaining how specialized cells have given rise to everything living, from the humbles amoeba to walking, talking humans.-- From publisher's description.
Bibliography Includes index.
Contents Exploring the world of the cell -- Take a tour inside the cell -- Dead or alive: viruses -- Better living through chemistry -- Carbohydrates: how sweet they are -- Proteins: workers in the cellular factory -- DNA and RNA: instructions for life -- Lipids: waterproof and energy rich -- Hello, neighbor: how cells communicate -- Metabolism: transferring energy and matter -- Cellular respiration: every breath you take -- Photosynthesis: makin' food in the kitchen of life -- Splitsville: the cell cycle, cell division, and cancer -- Meiosis: getting ready for baby -- Genetics: talkin' 'bout the generations -- DNA replication: doubling your genetic stuff -- Transcription and translation: what's in a gene? -- Control of gene expression: it's how you play your cards that counts -- The book of you: reading your genes -- Rewriting the code of life: recombinant DNA technology and genome editing -- Ten important rules for cells to live by -- Ten ways to improve your grade.
Subject Molecular biology -- Popular works.
Cytology -- Popular works.
Added Title Molecular and cell biology
Cover Title Molecular & cell biology for dummies
Added Title Molecular and cell biology for dummies
ISBN 9781119620402 (softcover)
1119620406 (softcover)

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