Cell Movements: From Molecules to Motility / Edition 2

Cell Movements: From Molecules to Motility / Edition 2

by Dennis Bray
     
 

Cell Movements vividly describes how complex movements can arise from the properties and behaviors of biological molecules. This second edition is updated throughout with recent advances in the field and has a completely revised and redrawn artwork program. The text is suitable for advanced undergraduates as well as for professionals wishing for an overview

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Overview

Cell Movements vividly describes how complex movements can arise from the properties and behaviors of biological molecules. This second edition is updated throughout with recent advances in the field and has a completely revised and redrawn artwork program. The text is suitable for advanced undergraduates as well as for professionals wishing for an overview of this field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815332824
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
392
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. Cell Swimming
2. Migration of Cells over Surfaces
3. Cell Behavior
4. The Cytoskeleton
5. Actin Filaments
6. Actin and Membranes
7. Myosin
8. Firoblast Locomotion
9. The Molecular Basis of Muscle Contraction
10. Muscle Development
11. Microtubules
12. Organelle Transport
13. Mitosis
14. Cilia
15. Centrioles and Basal Bodies
16. Bacterial Movements
17. Intermediate Filaments
18. Cell Mechanics
19. Cell Shape
20. Cell Movements and Embyogenesis

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