Table of contents for The cell : a molecular approach / Geoffrey M. Cooper, Robert E. Hausman.

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Cell 4/e
Part I Introduction
Chapter 1: An Overview of Cells and Cell Research
The Origin and Evolution of Cells
Cells as Experimental Models
Tools of Cell Biology
Chapter 2: The Composition of Cells
The Molecules of Cells
Cell Membranes
Proteomics: Large-Scale Analysis of Cell Proteins
Chapter 3: Cell Metabolism
 The Central Role of Enzymes as Biological Catalysts 
 Metabolic Energy 
Biosynthesis of Cell Constituents
Chapter 4: Fundamentals of Molecular Biology
Heredity, Genes, and DNA
Expression of Genetic Information
Recombinant DNA
Detection of Nucleic Acids and Proteins
Gene Function in Eukaryotes
Part II The Flow of Genetic Information
Chapter 5: The Organization and Sequences of Cellular Genomes
The Complexity of Eukaryotic Genomes
Chromosomes and Chromatin
Genome Sequences
Bioinformatics and Systems Biology
Chapter 6: Replication, Maintenance and Rearrangements of Genomic DNA
DNA Replication
DNA Repair
Recombination between Homologous DNA Sequences
DNA Rearrangements
Chapter 7: RNA Synthesis and Processing
Transcription in Prokaryotes
Eukaryotic RNA Polymerases and General Transcription Factors
Regulation of Transcription in Eukaryotes
RNA Processing and Turnover
Chapter 8: Protein Synthesis, Processing, and Regulation
Translation of mRNA
Protein Folding and Processing
Regulation of Protein Function
Protein Degradation
Part III Cell Structure and Function
Chapter 9: The Nucleus 
The Nuclear Envelope
Traffic Between the Nucleus and Cytoplasm
Internal Organization of the Nucleus
The Nucleolus
Chapter 10: Protein Sorting and Transport: The Endoplasmic Reticulum, Golgi Apparatus, and Lysosomes
The Endoplasmic Reticulum
The Golgi Apparatus
The Mechanism of Vesicular Transport
Lysosomes
Chapter 11: Bioenergetics and Metabolism: Mitochondria, Chloroplasts, and Peroxisomes
Mitochondria
The Mechanism of Oxidative Phosphorylation
Chloroplasts and Other Plastids
Photosynthesis
Peroxisomes
Chapter 12: The Cytoskeleton and Cell Movement
Structure and Organization of Actin Filaments
Actin, Myosin, and Cell Movement
Intermediate Filaments
Microtubules
Microtubule Motors and Movements
Chapter 13: The Plasma Membrane 
Structure of the Plasma Membrane
Transport of Small Molecules
Endocytosis
Membrane-Cytoskeletal Interactions and Cell Movement
Chapter 14: Cell Walls and the Extracellular Matrix
Cell Walls
The Extracellular Matrix
Cell-Matrix Interactions
Cell-Cell Interactions
Part IV Cell Regulation
Chapter 15: Cell Signaling
Signaling Molecules and Their Receptors
Functions of Cell Surface Receptors
Pathways of Intracellular Signal Transduction
Signal Transduction and the Cytoskeleton
Chapter 16: The Cell Cycle
The Eukaryotic Cell Cycle
Regulators of Cell Cycle Progression
The Events of M Phase
Meiosis and Fertilization
Chapter 17: Cell Death and Cell Renewal
Programmed Cell Death
Stem Cells and the Maintenance of Adult Tissues
Embryonic Stem Cells
Chapter 18: Cancer
The Development and Causes of Cancer
Tumor Viruses
Oncogenes
Tumor Suppressor Genes
Molecular Approaches to Dealing with Cancer

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Cytology.
Molecular biology.
Cells.
Cytology.
Molecular Biology.