Essential Cell Biology

Essential Cell Biology Author(s): Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Karen Hopkin, Alexander D Johnson, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter

Difference between 4th and 3rd editions
Side by side comparison of table of contents helps to figure out the most significant changes.

Key differences between 4th and 3rd editions

  • Time lapse between latest and previous publications: 4 years (2013 vs 2009).
  • The textbook was first published in 1997 under the title Essential Cell Biology: An introducton to the Molecular Biology of the Cell.
  • The Fourth Edition includes the same chapters. The chapter numbers remain unchanged.
  • Several chapters have been renamed:
    • Chapter 10. Modern Recombinant DNA Technology (4th Ed.) corresponds to the Chapter 10. Manipulating Genes and Cells (3rd Ed.)
    • Chapter 12. Transport Across Cell Membranes (4th Ed.) corresponds to the Chapter 12. Membrane Transport (3rd Ed.)
    • Chapter 16. Cell Signaling (4th Ed.) corresponds to the Chapter 16. Cell Communication (3rd Ed.)
    • Chapter 19. Sexual Reproduction and the Power of Genetics (4th Ed.) corresponds to the Chapter 19. Sex and Genetics (3rd Ed.)
4th Edition of
Essential Cell Biology
Hardcover, 865 pages
ISBN-10: 0815344546
ISBN-13: 9780815344544
Published by: Garland Science, November 01, 2013
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Paperback, 860 pages
ISBN-10: 0815344554
ISBN-13: 9780815344551
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3rd Edition of
Essential Cell Biology
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ISBN-10: 0815344597
ISBN-13: 9780815344599
Published by: Garland Science, June 22, 2010
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ISBN-10: 0815341296
ISBN-13: 9780815341291
Published by: Garland Science, March 27, 2009
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Paperback, 860 pages
ISBN-10: 081534130X
ISBN-13: 9780815341307
Published by: Garland Science, April, 2009
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2nd Edition of
Essential Cell Biology
Hardcover, 740 pages
ISBN-10: 081533480X
ISBN-13: 9780815334804
Published by: Garland Science/Taylor & Francis Group, September 25, 2003
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ISBN-10: 0815334818
ISBN-13: 9780815334811
Published by: Garland Science, September 25, 2003
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