Chapter 4. The Cell

  1. Janice Gabriel MPhil, PgD, BSc(Hons), RN, FETC, ONC, CertMHS
  1. Louise Knight

Published Online: 21 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988121.ch4

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition

How to Cite

Knight, L. (2008) The Cell, in The Biology of Cancer, Second Edition (ed J. Gabriel), John Wiley & Sons Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470988121.ch4

Editor Information

  1. Nurse Director, Central South Coast Cancer Network

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470057599

Online ISBN: 9780470988121

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Keywords:

  • cells;
  • living matter;
  • escherichia coli;
  • energy conversion;
  • prokaryotes

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • What is a Cell?

  • How Does a Cell Develop and Replicate?

  • How is the Cell Cycle Controlled?

  • Different Types of Cell

  • What Happens When the Cell Undergoes Malignant Changes?

  • How May a Particular Malignant Condition Present?

  • Conclusion