The Membranes of Cells

The Membranes of Cells

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The Membranes of Cells, Third Edition, provides a basic guide to biomembranes, connecting researchers to the numerous fields of biology. The new edition offers a complete update of content based on new understandings in the field. Foundational content for graduate students, researchers, professors, and undergraduate students across the sciences is provided, succinctly covering all of the basic information needed for lipids and membranes.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 452 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 25.4mm | 910g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0128000473
  • 9780128000472
  • 1,786,107

Table of contents

1. Introduction 2. Fundamentals of biological membrane structure and function 3. The lipids of cell membranes (phospholipids, sphingolipids, etc.) 4. Lipids in cell membranes (conformation, dynamics, biological roles, etc.) 5. Membrane-active peptides 6. Membrane proteins 7. Lipid-protein interactions 8. Membrane dynamics 9. Membrane fusion 10. Membrane transport 11. Plasma membrane receptors and signal transduction 12. Membrane biogenesis
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About Philip L. Yeagle

Professor Philip Yeagle is Emeritus Professor at the University of Connecticut. He has previously held the positions of Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences and then Interim Chancellor at Rutgers University, Head of the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology at the University of Connecticut, professor at the University of Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, and several visiting professorships at the University of Oxford and one at the CSIRO, Australia. He has published over 150 papers and book chapters and has written or edited eight books. In 2016 he was awarded the Avanti Award in Lipids by the Biophysical Society and was elected a Fellow of the AAAS. Much of his research focused on the structures and roles of lipids in cell membranes. His Current research efforts are addressing unsolved problems in membrane protein structure.
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