Cell physiology sourcebook [electronic resource] : a molecular approach / edited by Nicholas Sperelakis.Material type: TextPublisher: San Diego : Academic Press, c2001Edition: 3rd edDescription: 1 online resource (xxv, 1235 p.) : illISBN: 9780126569766; 0126569762Subject(s): Cell physiology | Cell Physiology | Cell Membrane -- physiology | Molecular Biology -- methodsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Cell physiology sourcebook.DDC classification: 571.6 LOC classification: QH631 | .C458 2001ebOnline resources: ScienceDirect
This completely revised and updated source book provides comprehensive and authoritative coverage of cell physiology and membrane biophysics. Intended primarily as a text for advanced undergraduate and graduate students and as a reference for researchers, this multidisciplinary book includes several new chapters and is an invaluable aid to scientists interested in cell physiology, biophysics, cell biology, electrophysiology, and cell signaling. * Includes broad coverage of both animal and plant cells * Appendices review basics of the propagation of action potentials, electricity, and cable properties.
Biophysical Chemistry, Metabolism, Second Messengers, and Ultrastructure. -- Membrane Potential, Transport Physiology, Pumps, and Exchangers. -- Membrane Excitability and Ion Channels. -- Ion Channels as Targets for Toxins, Drugs, and Genetic Diseases. -- Synaptic Transmission and Sensory Transduction. -- Muscle and Other Contractile Systems. -- Protozoa and Bacteria. -- Plant Cells, Photosynthesis, and Bioluminescence. -- Cell Division and Programmed Cell Death. -- Appendix.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on print version record.