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Published: 29 September 2011

160 Pages | 15 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780199578757

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The Cell: A Very Short Introduction

Terence Allen and Graham Cowling

Very Short Introductions

  • Explains the life-cycle of the cell from division to death, outlining why and how this happens
  • From bacteria to mammals the authors discuss the structure, functions, varieties, and evolution of all cells
  • Looks at how similar the architectural structures of cellular organization is across the entire plant and animal kingdoms throughout the living world
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over three million copies sold worldwide