Cell Physiology Source Book, Second Edition

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9780126569728: Cell Physiology Source Book, Second Edition

This authoritative book gathers together a broad range of ideas and topics that define the field. It provides clear, concise, comprehensive coverage of all aspects of cellular physiology from fundamental concepts to more advanced topics.
The Second Edition contains over 50% new material. Most chapters have been thoroughly reworked, and new chapters on important developments such as sensory transduction, the physiology of protozoa and bacteria, the regulation of cell division, and programmed cell death have been included. Leading experts in their fields, the contributors have revised and updated their own individual chapters. The Editor has fashioned the chapters into a cohesive, unified text. These new additions and chapters should make the Second Edition of the Cell Physiology Source Book the most complete and useful source book available.

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* Contains new chapters on such topics as sensory transduction, the physiology of protozoa and bacteria, the regulation of cell division, and programmed cell death
* Includes broad coverage of both animal and plant cells
* Appendices review basics of the propagation of action potentials, electricity, and cable properties

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Professor Sperelakis currently serves as the Joseph Eichberg Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at the College of Medicine at the University of Cincinnati. A cell physiologist specializing in cellular electrophysiology, he received a B.S. in Chemistry in 1951 and a Ph.D. in Physiology in 1957, both at the University of Illinois, Urbana. Dr. Sperelakis is the author/co-author of nearly 500 scientific articles in journals and books. He has lectured at numerous universities worldwide and at international conferences/symposia. He has also trained many postdoctoral fellows and graduate students, and has been a visiting professor at several foreign universities. Professor Sperelakis has served on a number of journal editorial boards. He is a member of numerous professional societies and has served on the Council for several of them. He has served on the science program advisory committees for various international conferences and has organized several conferences. Dr. Sperelakis was an Established Investigator of the American Heart Association, Fellow at the Marine Biological Laboratory (Woods Hole), and elected Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. His listings include Who's Who in the World, in America, in Science and Engineering, and in American Education.

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