Cell Physiology Source Book

Cell Physiology Source Book

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This comprehensive source-book of cell physiology and membrane biophysics covers the workings of animal and plant cells, including: the structure and function of cell membranes; ion transport; origin of membrane potentials; excitability; structure and function of ion channels and their regulation; synaptic transmission; sensory transduction; muscle contraction, cilia, and flagellae; excitation-contraction coupling; bioluminescence; photosynthesis; metabolism; and signal transduction. The book also contains chemistry and physics reviews, allowing graduate students to gain a full appreciation of how cells work, send signals internally, transduce signals from the environment, and communicate with other cells.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 742 pages
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • Illustrations, ports.
  • 0126569703
  • 9780126569704

Table of contents

Biophysical chemistry, electrochemistry, metabolism, second messengers and ultrastructure; transport physiology, pumps and exchangers; membrane excitability and ion channels; channels as targets for toxins, drugs and diseases; transmission and sensory transduction; muscle and other contractile systems; bioluminescence and photosynthesis.
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