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Cells: Molecules and Mechanisms

Cells: Molecules and Mechanisms

This text serves as a broad overview of many cellular concepts, and follows a traditional format. Some of the chapters go into more detail than others - such as the chapters on Chemical Concepts and Metabolism. The author states that this is a text that is designed as a “teaching text” - one that includes “what a student really needs to take away from this class within the time constraints of a semester.” He thus removed the historical context and major experiments, which is agreeable, especially in terms of trying to minimize and focus on the information students truly need. The book includes a table of contents, but no glossary or index, although the .pdf format allowed for searching within the book for specific terms as needed. Further, the text contains interesting and useful... Show More

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