The Membranes of Cells

The Membranes of Cells

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In this new edition, all chapters have been updated, some have been completely rewritten and a new chapter on receptors has been added. The book is designed to give both the student and researcher a synthesis of information from a number of scientific disciplines to create a comprehensive view of the structure and function of the membranes of cells. The book should provide an entry-point to the more detailed literature needed by the researcher. "The Membranes of Cells" aims to: introduce biologists to membrane structure and function; acquaint biophysicists with biological membrane function; provide a view of cell membranes to students, either as a necessary background for other specialized disciplines, or as an entry into the field of biological membrane research; clarify ambiguities in the field.
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  • Hardback | 354 pages
  • 154.94 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 657.71g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • references, index
  • 0127690417
  • 9780127690414

Table of contents

The lipids of cell membranes; membrane models and model membranes; lipid properties in membranes; cholesterol and cell membranes; membrane proteins; lipid-protein interactions and the roles of lipids in biological membranes; transport; membrane fusion; membrane receptors; the metabolism of membrane lipids; membrane biogenesis.
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