Cells, Gels and the Engines of Life: A New, Unifying Approach to Cell Function

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Ebner & Sons, 2001 - Science - 305 pages
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An award-winning book that challenges the current wisdom of how cells work in a visionary, provocative, and accessible way... reads like a detective story. This highly praised book emphasises the role of cell water and the gel-like nature of the cell, building on these features to explore the mechanisms of communication, transport, contraction, division, and other essential cell functions. Lucidly written for the non-expert, the book is profound enough for biologists, chemists, physicists and engineers to devour.

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I admire this book and really enjoyed reading it. The thesis is that while cells are presented in most biology texts as basically bags of water, in fact the dense network of proteins pervading them ... Read full review

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