Contents In Brief

1 CELLS AND TISSUES 1

2 FROM WATER TO DNA: THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE 19

3 MEMBRANES AND ORGANELLES 51

4 DNA STRUCTURE AND THE GENETIC CODE 65

5 DNA AS A DATA STORAGE MEDIUM 87

6 TRANSCRIPTION AND THE CONTROL OF GENE EXPRESSION 105

7 RECOMBINANT DNA AND GENETIC ENGINEERING 129

8 MANUFACTURING PROTEIN 163

9 PROTEIN STRUCTURE 183

10 INTRACELLULAR PROTEIN TRAFFICKING 213

11 HOW PROTEINS WORK 237

12 ENERGY TRADING WITHIN THE CELL 257

13 METABOLISM 281

14 IONS AND VOLTAGES 309

15 THE ACTION POTENTIAL 325

16 INTRACELLULAR SIGNALING 341

17 INTERCELLULAR COMMUNICATION 363

18 MECHANICAL MOLECULES 381

19 CELL CYCLE AND CONTROL OF CELL NUMBER 401

20 CASE STUDY: CYSTIC FIBROSIS 423

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