Best Molecular Biology Books
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1. Biology Made Easy: An Illustrated Study Guide For Students To Easily Learn Cellular & Molecular Biology
Author: by NEDU
NEDU LLC (April 22, 2021)
Special Launch PriceThis book includes over 300 illustrations to help you visualize what is necessary to understand biology at its core. Each chapter goes into depth on key topics to further your understanding of Cellular and Molecular Biology. Take a look at the table of contents:Chapter 1: What is Biology?
Chapter 2: The Study of EvolutionChapter 3: What is Cell Biology? Chapter 4: Genetics and Our Genetic BlueprintsChapter 5: Getting Down with AtomsChapter 6: How Chemical Bonds Combine AtomsChapter 7: Water, Solutions, and MixturesChapter 8: Which Elements Are in Cells? Chapter 9: Macromolecules Are the Big Molecules in Living ThingsChapter 10: Thermodynamics in Living ThingsChapter 11: ATP as FuelChapter 12: Metabolism and Enzymes in the CellChapter 13: The Difference Between Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic CellsChapter 14: The Structure of a Eukaryotic CellChapter 15: The Plasma Membrane: The Gatekeeper of the CellChapter 16: Diffusion and OsmosisChapter 17: Passive and Active TransportChapter 18: Bulk Transport of Molecules Across a MembraneChapter 19: Cell SignalingChapter 20: Oxidation and ReductionChapter 21: Steps of Cellular RespirationChapter 22: Introduction to PhotosynthesisChapter 23: Light-Dependent ReactionsChapter 24: Calvin CycleChapter 25: CytoskeletonChapter 26: How Cells MoveChapter 27: Cellular DigestionChapter 28: What is Genetic Material?
2. Molecular Biology of the Cell
Author: by Bruce Alberts
The definitive text in cell biology As the amount of information in biology expands dramatically, it becomes increasingly important for textbooks to distill this vast amount of scientific knowledge into concise principles and enduring concepts. Molecular Biology of the Cell, Sixth Edition accomplishes this goal with clear writing and beautiful illustrations.
The Sixth Edition has been extensively revised and updated with the latest research in cell biology, and it provides an exceptional framework for teaching and learning. Table of Contents: Part I INTRODUCTION TO THE CELL1.Cells and Genomes2. Cell Chemistry and Bioenergetics3.
ProteinsPart II BASIC GENETIC MECHANISMS4. DNA, Chromosomes, and Genomes5. DNA Replication, Repair, and Recombination6. How Cells Read the Genome: From DNA to Protein7. Control of Gene ExpressionPart III WAYS OF WORKING WITH CELLS8. Analyzing Cells, Molecules, and Systems9. Visualizing CellsPart IV INTERNAL ORGANIZATION OF THE CELL10.
Membrane Structure11. Membrane Transport of Small Molecules and theElectrical Properties of Membranes12. Intracellular Compartments and Protein Sorting13. Intracellular Membrane Traffic14. Energy Conversion: Mitochondria and Chloroplasts15.Cell Signaling16.The Cytoskeleton17.The Cell Cycle18.Cell Death19. Cell Junctions and the Extracellular MatrixPart V CELLS IN THEIR SOCIAL CONTEXT20.Cancer21.
3. The Body Electric: Electromagnetism And The Foundation Of Life
Author: by Robert Becker
William Morrow Paperbacks
The Body Electric tells the fascinating story of our bioelectric selves.Robert O. Becker, a pioneer in the filed of regeneration and its relationship to electrical currents in living things, challenges the established mechanistic understanding of the body. He found clues to the healing process in the long-discarded theory that electricity is vital to life.
But as exciting as Becker’s discoveries are, pointing to the day when human limbs, spinal cords, and organs may be regenerated after they have been damaged, equally fascinating is the story of Becker’s struggle to do such original work. The Body Electric explores new pathways in our understanding of evolution, acupuncture, psychic phenomena, and healing.
4. Science! STEM Sticker Adventure – Sticker Activity Book For Girls Aged 4 to 8 – Over 125 Stickers – Space Exploration, Deep Sea Adventure, Dinosaur Dig & More
Author: by Hopscotch Girls
Spark your little girl’s interest in science with Science! STEM Sticker Adventure by Hopscotch Girls. The world of science is an exciting place for little girls who dream big. This fun sticker book is packed with activities that will empower your daughters, granddaughters and the special little girls in your life to ask questions, seek answers and explore the natural world.
Hopscotch Girls has worked with leading scientists to create a sticker book that’s as fun as it is educational. While your little girl plays with over 150 stickers, she’ll join Aliyah, Emma and Avery as they learn about 7 scientific disciplines over 24 full color pages.
The book also includes a page of bonus stickers that can be used as reward stickers or on reward charts. Chemistry: Get into the lab and conduct experiments with colorful test tubes, bunsen burners, beakers and more. Geology: Study rocks, minerals and landforms in a spectacular landscape.
Astronomy: Put on your astronaut suit and reach for the stars (and planets! With this fun space scene and space stickers. Marine Biology: Explore the ocean depths and meet fish, coral and other marine life in your scuba gear. Botany: Grow your knowledge of the natural world with stickers like plants, flowers, and tools for preserving plant specimens.
5. The Double Helix: A Personal Account of the Discovery of the Structure of DNA
Author: by James D. Watson
The classic personal account of Watson and Crick’s groundbreaking discovery of the structure of DNA, now with an introduction by Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind. By identifying the structure of DNA, the molecule of life, Francis Crick and James Watson revolutionized biochemistry and won themselves a Nobel Prize.
At the time, Watson was only twenty-four, a young scientist hungry to make his mark. His uncompromisingly honest account of the heady days of their thrilling sprint against other world-class researchers to solve one of science’s greatest mysteries gives a dazzlingly clear picture of a world of brilliant scientists with great gifts, very human ambitions, and bitter rivalries.
With humility unspoiled by false modesty, Watson relates his and Crick’s desperate efforts to beat Linus Pauling to the Holy Grail of life sciences, the identification of the basic building block of life. Never has a scientist been so truthful in capturing in words the flavor of his work.
6. Reactions: An Illustrated Exploration of Elements, Molecules, and Change in the Universe
Author: by Theodore Gray
Black Dog & Leventhal
The third book in Theodore Gray’s bestselling Elements Trilogy, Reactions continues the journey through the world of chemistry that began with his two previous bestselling books The Elements and Molecules. With The Elements, Gray gave us a never-before-seen, mesmerizing photographic view of the 118 elements in the periodic table.
In Molecules, he showed us how the elements combine to form the content that makes up our universe. With Reactions Gray once again puts his one-of-a-kind photography and storytelling ability to work demonstrating how molecules interact in ways that are essential to our very existence.
The book begins with a brief recap of elements and molecules and then goes on to explain important concepts the characterize a chemical reaction, including Energy, Entropy, and Time. It is then organized by type of reaction including chapters such as “Fantastic Reactions and Where to Find Them,” “On the Origin of Light and Color,” “The Boring Chapter,” in which we learn about reactions such as paint drying, grass growing, and water boiling, and “The Need for Speed,” including topics such as weather, ignition, and fire.
7. Sync: How Order Emerges from Chaos In the Universe, Nature, and Daily Life
Author: by Steven H. Strogatz
February 14, 2012
At the heart of the universe is a steady, insistent beat, the sound of cycles in sync. Along the tidal rivers of Malaysia, thousands of fireflies congregate and flash in unison; the moon spins in perfect resonance with its orbit around the earth; our hearts depend on the synchronous firing of ten thousand pacemaker cells.
While the forces that synchronize the flashing of fireflies may seem to have nothing to do with our heart cells, there is in fact a deep connection. Synchrony is a science in its infancy, and Strogatz is a pioneer in this new frontier in which mathematicians and physicists attempt to pinpoint just how spontaneous order emerges from chaos.
From underground caves in Texas where a French scientist spent six months alone tracking his sleep-wake cycle, to the home of a Dutch physicist who in 1665 discovered two of his pendulum clocks swinging in perfect time, this fascinating book spans disciplines, continents, and centuries.
Engagingly written for readers of books such as Chaos and The Elegant Universe, Sync is a tour-de-force of nonfiction writing.
8. Scale: The Universal Laws of Life, Growth, and Death in Organisms, Cities, and Companies
Author: by Geoffrey West
“This is science writing as wonder and as inspiration.” The Wall Street Journal Wall Street JournalFrom one of the most influential scientists of our time, a dazzling exploration of the hidden laws that govern the life cycle of everything from plants and animals to the cities we live in.
Visionary physicist Geoffrey West is a pioneer in the field of complexity science, the science of emergent systems and networks. The term complexity can be misleading, however, because what makes West’s discoveries so beautiful is that he has found an underlying simplicity that unites the seemingly complex and diverse phenomena of living systems, including our bodies, our cities and our businesses.
Fascinated by aging and mortality, West applied the rigor of a physicist to the biological question of why we live as long as we do and no longer. The result was astonishing, and changed science: West found that despite the riotous diversity in mammals, they are all, to a large degree, scaled versions of each other.
9. Proof: The Science of Booze
Author: by Adam Rogers
May 27, 2014
Named a Best Science Book of 2014 by Amazon, Wired, the Guardian, and NBC Winner of the 2014 Gourmand Award for Best Spirits Book in the United States Finalist for the 2015 PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award Lively … [Rogers’s] descriptions of the science behind familiar drinks exert a seductive pull.
New York Times Humans have been perfecting alcohol production for ten thousand years, but scientists are just starting to distill the chemical reactions behind the perfect buzz. In a spirited tour across continents and cultures, Adam Rogers takes us from bourbon country to the world’s top gene-sequencing labs, introducing us to the bars, barflies, and evolving science at the heart of boozy technology.
He chases the physics, biology, chemistry, and metallurgy that produce alcohol, and the psychology and neurobiology that make us want it. If you’ve ever wondered how your drink arrived in your glass, or what it will do to you, Proof makes an unparalleled drinking companion.
10. The Biology of Cancer, 2nd Edition
Author: by Robert A. Weinberg
The definitive text on cancer biology, thoroughly updated Incorporating the most important advances in the fast-growing field of cancer biology, the text maintains all of its hallmark features. It is admired by students, instructors, researchers, and clinicians around the world for its clear writing, extensive full-color art program, and numerous pedagogical features.
11. The Art and Science of Foodpairing: 10,000 flavour matches that will transform the way you eat
Author: by Peter Coucquyt
10,000 flavor matches that will transform the way you eat. What is foodpairing? It is not the familiar and mundane matching of wine and food or even food and food, but it is certainly all about creating the most delicious culinary results possible.
When humans taste a food, they are processing its taste 80 percent through the nose – via the food’s aromatic molecules – and only 20 percent on the tongue. We can conclude then that knowing the aromatic molecular properties of a food is critical to pairing foods successfully for ultimate taste.
For a long time, we have been unknowingly pairing aromatic molecules out of instinct, cultural history, tradition, and plain guesswork. Many of those are routine and make sense but others are counterintuitive, like balsamic vinegar on strawberries. We like them because they are delicious.
What we didn’t know is that they work because they share aromatic molecules. With this new knowledge we have discovered unheard-of pairings like chocolate on cauliflower and kiwi with oyster. So how do we use this new science? We at home don’t have the technology to isolate molecules or store the results in a database.
12. Microbiology: A Systems Approach
Author: by Marjorie Kelly Cowan
This book is suited for all kinds of students and doesn’t require any prerequisite knowledge of biology or chemistry. If you are interested in entering the health care profession in some way, this book will give you a strong background in the biology of microorganisms, without overwhelming you with unnecessary details.
Don’t worry if you are not in health professions. A grasp of this topic is important for everyone and can be attained with this book.
13. The Machinery of Life
Author: by David S. Goodsell
Imagine that we had some way to look directly at the molecules in a living organism. An x-ray microscope would do the trick, or since we’re dreaming, perhaps an Asimov-style nanosubmarine (unfortunately, neither is currently feasible). Think of the wonders we could witness firsthand: antibodies atta- ing a virus, electrical signals racing down nerve fibers, proteins building new strands of DNA.
Many of the questions puzzling the current cadre of sci- tists would be answered at a glance. But the nanoscale world of molecules is separated from our everyday world of experience by a daunting million-fold difference in size, so the world of molecules is completely invisible.
I created the illustrations in this book to help bridge this gulf and allow us to see the molecular structure of cells, if not directly, then in an artistic rendition. I have included two types of illustrations with this goal in mind: watercolor paintings which magnify a small portion of a living cell by one million times, showing the arrangement of molecules inside, and comput- generated pictures, which show the atomic details of individual molecules.
14. Nester's Microbiology: A Human Perspective
Author: by Denise Anderson
Note: This book is a standalone book. Perfect for the non-major/allied health student (and also appropriate for mixed majors courses), this text provides a rock solid foundation in microbiology. By carefully and clearly explaining the fundamental concepts and offering vivid and appealing instructional art, Microbiology: A Human Perspective draws students back to their book again and again!
The text has a concise and readable style, covers the most current concepts, and gives students the knowledge and mastery necessary to understand advances of the future. A body systems approach is used in the coverage of diseases.
15. The Self-Assembling Brain: How Neural Networks Grow Smarter
Author: by Peter Robin Hiesinger
What neurobiology and artificial intelligence tell us about how the brain builds itself How does a neural network become a brain? While neurobiologists investigate how nature accomplishes this feat, computer scientists interested in artificial intelligence strive to achieve this through technology.
The Self-Assembling Brain tells the stories of both fields, exploring the historical and modern approaches taken by the scientists pursuing answers to the quandary: What information is necessary to make an intelligent neural network? As Peter Robin Hiesinger argues, the information problem underlies both fields, motivating the questions driving forward the frontiers of research.
How does genetic information unfold during the years-long process of human brain developmentand is there a quicker path to creating human-level artificial intelligence? Is the biological brain just messy hardware, which scientists can improve upon by running learning algorithms on computers?
Can AI bypass the evolutionary programming of grown networks? Through a series of fictional discussions between researchers across disciplines, complemented by in-depth seminars, Hiesinger explores these tightly linked questions, highlighting the challenges facing scientists, their different disciplinary perspectives and approaches, as well as the common ground shared by those interested in the development of biological brains and AI systems.
16. Berne & Levy Physiology
Author: by Bruce M. Koeppen MD PhD
Berne & Levy Physiology has long been respected for its scientifically rigorous approach one that leads to an in-depth understanding of the body’s dynamic processes. The long-awaited 7th Edition by Drs.Bruce M. Koeppen and Bruce A. Stanton, continues this tradition of excellence.
With integrated coverage of biophysics and neurophysiology, key experimental observations and examples, and full-color design and artwork, this mid-size text is “just right” for a strong understanding of this complex field. An organ system-based approach clearly describes all of the mechanisms that control and regulate bodily function.
Key experimental observations and examples provide a rich understanding of the body’s dynamic processes. Student Consult access allows you to view the complete contents of the book online, anywhere you go, perform quick searches, tap into relevant bonus content from other Student Consult titles, test your understanding with USMLE-style review questions, add your own notes and bookmarks, and much more.