Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 September 2015

318 Pages | 54 4C & 4 B&W

7" x 10" inches

ISBN: 9781621820727

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Size Control in Biology: From Organelles to Organisms

Edited by Rebecca Heald, Iswar Hariharan, and David Wake

A Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press Publication

  • Contributors discuss the various genetic, hormonal, and environmental inputs that trigger cells to grow, divide, or die, the various signaling pathways involved
  • Size-sensing mechanisms that enable cells to maintain their optimal sizes are reviewed, as are the scaling mechanisms that organelles use to adjust their sizes in response to changes in cell size
  • Describes the mysteries that still remain about cell size and its control, including the nature of the intriguing relationship between nuclear DNA content and cell size

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