The Basics of Cell Biology
This text provides readers with a comprehensive study of the mechanics of cell biology. Topics covered range from the different types of cells—plant and animal, eukaryote and prokaryote, and stem cells—to the components of the cell such as the cell wall, DNA, and plasma. The text also discusses cell locomotion and the cell cycle including cell division, mitosis, and meiosis. Finally, the topic of cancer, when cells divide uncontrollably, is addressed. This title offers a biography section of the pioneers of DNA research, Francis Crick, Rosalind Franklin, and James Watson, whose research led us to understand the structure of DNA. Along with authoritative content, this title offers eye-catching and informative images and illustrations to help keep readers engaged.