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Cell Movements

From Molecules to Motility

Edition:
2nd
Author(s):
Dennis Bray
ISBN:
9780815332824
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
November 02, 2000
Content Details:
372 pages
Language:
English

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    Book Summary

    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.

  • 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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