Cell Biology

Animal cell with organelles labelled.

An illustration of the structure of an animal cell. (Image courtesy of Wikipedia.)


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Spring 2007



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This course deals with the biology of cells of higher organisms: The structure, function, and biosynthesis of cellular membranes and organelles; cell growth and oncogenic transformation; transport, receptors, and cell signaling; the cytoskeleton, the extracellular matrix, and cell movements; chromatin structure and RNA synthesis.

Hidde Ploegh, and Terry Orr-Weaver. 7.06 Cell Biology, Spring 2007. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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