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Essential Cell Biology, 6th International Student Edition

Bruce AlbertsRebecca HealdKaren HopkinAlexander JohnsonDavid MorganKeith RobertsPeter Walter

ISBN: 9781324033394

The gold-standard cell biology textbook, optimized for digital learning and engagement.

Essential Cell Biology features lively, clear writing paired with exceptional illustrations and Dynamic Figures in the Norton Illumine Ebook, making it the ideal textbook for a first course in cell biology. The Sixth Edition incorporates new research throughout, highlighting emerging research areas like COVID-19. Check Your Understanding questions with rich answer-specific feedback throughout each chapter in the Illumine Ebook allow students to assess their reading comprehension, while Smartwork problems provide the opportunity for concept application and practice.


Bruce Alberts
Rebecca Heald
Karen Hopkin
Alexander Johnson
David Morgan
Keith Roberts
Peter Walter
Chapter 1. Cells: The Fundamental Units of Life
Chapter 2. Chemical Components of Cells
Chapter 3. Energy, Catalysis, and Biosynthesis
Chapter 4. Protein Structure and Function
Chapter 5. DNA and Chromosomes
Chapter 6. DNA Replication and Repair
Chapter 7. From DNA to Protein: How Cells Read the Genome
Chapter 8. Control of Gene Expression
Chapter 9. How Genes and Genomes Evolve
Chapter 10. Analyzing the Structure and Function of Genes
Chapter 11. Membrane Structure
Chapter 12. Transport Across Cell Membranes
Chapter 13. How Cells Obtain Energy from Food
Chapter 14. Energy Generation in Mitochondria and Chloroplasts
Chapter 15. Intracellular Compartments and Protein Transport
Chapter 16. Cell Signaling
Chapter 17. Cytoskeleton
Chapter 18. The Cell Cycle
Chapter 19. Sexual Reproduction and Genetics
Chapter 20. Cell Communities: Tissues, Stem Cells, and Cancer
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E-Text: 9781324033448
Textbook: 9781324033394

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