Cell Biology Books

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The study of the structure, function, and behaviour of cells is known as cell biology. Cells are the building blocks of all living things. The reason most experts recommend reading books for learning Cell Biology is because books give immense knowledge about the subject. We have compiled the list of Cell Biology Books which are used by beginners and experts.

Here’s a full list of Best Cell Biology Books with authors, publishers, and reviews of the book as well as links to purchase these books.

  1. Cell Biology Books for Beginners
  2. Advanced Cell Biology Books
  3. Cytology
  4. Cell Physiology and Biopotentials
  5. Cell and Receptor Biology
  6. The Organelles
  7. Popular Cell Biology Books
  8. Cell Biology Resources
  9. Additional Recommendations


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1. Cell Biology Books for Beginners

1. “Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Evolution and Ecology” by Verma P S and Agarwal V K
“Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Evolution and Ecology” book is targeted for undergraduate level students and the concepts are explained in a simple and concise manner. The points are covered in a logical way, and there are a wide range of solved examples given in the book. Topics like Cell Biology, Genetics, Molecular Biology, Evolution and Ecology and various problems dealing with them are dealt in this book. Diagrams provided in this book are clear and error-free. There are standard and simple procedures used for deriving equations and it contains an ample number of solved examples. This book is mainly for biology students. Simplified and well labelled diagrams and pictures make the subject interesting and easy to understand. It is developed for students of B.Sc. and Honours courses. It will also benefit students of M.Sc. Zoology, Botany and Biosciences. Aspirants of medical entrance and civil services examinations would also find the book extremely useful.

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2. “Cell Biology” by T Devasena
“Cell Biology” textbook deals with special emphasis on the discussions of chromatin, the evolution of chromosomes and the mitochondrion, molecular models, advances in light and electron microscopy so that the subject is perceived by the student as both a science and an art. The theories and explanations are supported by a large number of solved examples. Additional figures have also been added for the clarity and understanding of the book. Multiple choice questions and other pedagogically arranged questions are also provided to help students assess their subject knowledge. This book is designed primarily as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is also useful for undergraduate students of biotech engineering.

3. “Molecular Cell Biology” by Harvey Lodish and Arnold Berk
“Molecular Cell Biology” book presents the subject matter of fundamental concepts of membrane transport, cells of the immune system, hematopoiesis, genetic mechanism in cells, metabolic pathways, germ cells, cytoskeleton and cell signaling in a lucid. It covers the syllabus by almost all the universities. This book can be used by both undergraduate and graduate students and also the teachers alike. The end of the chapter exercises is provided under three categories namely descriptive, analytical and objective which will be highly useful to the readers to test their comprehension of the subject. The various processes of ‘The Molecular Cell Biology of Development’, ‘Nerve Cells’, and ‘Immunology’ are treated systematically and in a logical sequence. The methods of analysis and interpretation of mitochondrion, molecular models, advances in light and electron microscopy, Reaction Oxygen Species (ROS), expanded coverage of RNAi, role of supercomplexes in electron transport, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptors (HERs), are presented in an unambiguous manner and their design applications are demonstrated through well-formulated worked out examples. Online self-tests, animations and videos are included in the companion website that comes with the book.

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4. “Cell Biology and Molecular Biology” by N Arumugam
“Cell Biology and Molecular Biology” textbook deals with the elementary aspects of special emphasis on the dynamic nature of key cellular processes and important experimental techniques so that the subject is perceived by the student as both a science and an art. The theories and explanations are supported by a large number of solved examples. Additional figures have also been added for the clarity and understanding of the book. Multiple choice questions and other pedagogically arranged questions are also provided to help students assess their subject knowledge. This book is designed primarily as a textbook for undergraduate and postgraduate students. It is also useful for undergraduate students of biotech engineering.

5. “Cell Biology” by Channarayappa
“Cell Biology” book provides a clear explanation on the topics like Increased clarity and accessibility, balancing coverage of the latest scientific developments in the book. This book is targeted for undergraduate engineering students enrolled in the course. Other important chapters contained in the book include epithelial-mesenchymal transition and cancer, use of retrovirus infection for tracing cell lineage, axon guidance molecules, cancer stem cells, and use of DNA microarray analysis in tumor typing.


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2. Advanced Cell Biology Books

1. “Molecular Cell Biology” by Darnell J
“Molecular Cell Biology” book contains newer illustrations of molecular cell biology topics, supported by the experiments and techniques in the form of diagrams to make the topic more understandable. Keeping in mind the latest syllabus of various universities in India, topics are provided with animations of key concepts and experiments and a navigation interface are included in this book and a detailed description is also provided by the author. A large number of solved numerical examples drawn from various university examinations have been given at the end of the theoretical part of each chapter.

2. “Cell Biology” by Kimball T W
“Cell Biology” book will be useful for engineering students and teachers. It covers the topics of Genetic Terminology, Mendel and His Work, Genetic Interaction and Lethal Genes, Quantitative Genetics (Inheritance of Multiple Genes), Inbreeding, Outbreeding and Hybrid Vigour, Linkage, Crossing Over, Genetic and Cytological Mapping of Chromosomes, Multiple Alleles, Fine Structure of Gene, Sex-linked Inheritance, Determination of Sex and Sex Differentiation, widely. Also contained in it are exam patterns and latest research results which will give a wider scope for preparation. Advanced concepts like Genetic Engineering (Biotechnology) and Immunology are also covered in the book. Each chapter contains various descriptions, examples, laws and important points in order to make the revision easier.

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3. “Cell Biology” by Dr C B Powar
“Cell Biology” is one of the best books for students, beginners and professionals. The chapters provided in the book are Protoplasm, Plasma Membrane, Membrane Transport, Cell Signalling, Cell Wall, Ergastic Substances, Plastids, Endoplasmic Reticulum, Ribosomes, Golgi Complex, Lysosomes, Mitochondria, Centrosome, Cilia and Flagella, Microtubules, Microfilaments etc. Other important topics covered in the book include theory of cell differentiation, stem cell biology and various analytical techniques employed in cell biology. Plethora of solved examples are included in every chapter of the book. Students pursuing biology as well as post graduate students of Arts and Commerce can benefit from the book. Students preparing for various competitive examinations may also find it beneficial.

4. “Cell Biology (Cytology, Biomolecules and Molecular Biology)” by Verma P S and Agarwal V K
“Cell Biology (Cytology, Biomolecules and Molecular Biology)” book is the guideline for the biotechnology courses provided all over the country. This course is generally offered to students at the first to third graduate college year, preferably after elementary courses. It has also been revised from time-to-time to contain all the relevant changes happening each year. Chapters like fundamental concepts of membrane transport, cells of the immune system, hematopoiesis, genetic mechanism in cells, metabolic pathways, germ cells, cytoskeleton and cell signaling are also provided in the subsequent chapters of the book.

5. “Cell Biology” by Gerald Karp
“Cell Biology” book is presented as a combination of analytical rigour as well as accessibility. New chapters such as Development of the Idea of Organic Evolution, Direct Evidences of Evolution: Fossils, Indirect Evidences of Evolution have been added to the existing edition of the book. Also provided in the book are a plethora of examples as well as exercise questions to practice as well as test the concepts grasped by the book. It also has all-round introduction to Gene Mutation, Cytoplasmic or Extra-Nuclear Inheritance, Human Genetics, Eugenics, Euphenics and Genetic Engineering, Transposable Genetic Elements (Jumping or Mobile Genes) with an excellent list of references and diagrams are also clearly labelled in the book. Students preparing for various competitive examinations as well as undergraduate students may find it fruitful.


3. Cytology

1. “Orell and Sterrett’s Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology” by Orell

“Orell and Sterrett’s Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology” Book Review: This book provides a logical and systematic approach to the acquisition, interpretation and diagnosis of FNA biopsy samples. It is illustrated with high quality colour images that demonstrate the cytological features as well as their relevant immunohistochemical and molecular findings. Each chapter is organized into two parts: the first deals with clinical and technical aspects followed by a systematic presentation of cytological findings. This book provides practical tips and advice on how to avoid pitfalls and ensure accurate diagnoses. It will be useful for students, professors and lab technicians in the field of cytology.

2. “Textbook of Cytology” by Verma P S and Agarwal V K

“Textbook of Cytology” Book Review: This book provides new cytological advances and latest cytochemical techniques of this century. Chapter one contains a comprehensive introduction. In chapter two, examples of optical microscopes have been covered in full detail along with a detailed overview of microscopes. In chapter three, principles and types of chromatography have been expanded and covered adequately with diagrams. All the constituents of the cell have been described in detail in different chapters. At last, Glossary, Selected Reading Literary Sources In Cytology and Index are given. The book is useful for zoology degree level students.

3. “The Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology” by Ritu Nayar and David C Wilbur

“The Bethesda System for Reporting Cervical Cytology” Book Review: This book offers clear, latest guidance on how to report cytologic findings in cervical, vaginal and anal samples in accordance with the 2014 Bethesda System Update. The book takes into account the advances and experience of the past decade. It includes a new chapter , the terminology and text have been updated, and various terminological and morphologic questions are included with answers. Illustrations of interpretative dilemmas, borderline cytomorphologic features or mimics of epithelial abnormalities are also included in the book. It is useful for pathologists, cytopathologists, pathology residents, cytotechnologists, and clinicians.

4. “Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology Interpretation And Diagnostic Difficulties” by Dey Pranab

“Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology Interpretation And Diagnostic Difficulties” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive study of Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology, which is a procedure widely used in the diagnosis of cancer and inflammatory conditions. It is organised into 21 chapters covering the full spectrum of fine needle aspiration cytology, organ by organ, from head, neck and orbital to skin, bone and the central nervous system. It provides current information on the principles and techniques of fine needle aspiration cytology. It includes 829 full colour images and illustrations, tables and message boxes. Use of FNAC for pancreas, gallbladder, soft tissue lesions, skin and bone with new microphotographs is also discussed. The book is useful for pathologists, cytopathologists, pathology residents, cytotechnologists, and clinicians.

5. “Case Based Approach in Exfoliative Cytology” by Pranab Dey

“Case Based Approach in Exfoliative Cytology” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive guide to exfoliative cytopathology. Divided into eight sections, the book presents cases highlighting cytology in different systems of the body. Cytology of general, cervical, effusion, respiratory, gastrointestinal tract, urine, cerebrospinal fluid is discussed. Cases are presented in multiple choice question format, with detailed answers and suggestions for further reading.The book ends with a chapter on miscellaneous topics to provide additional knowledge of the subject matter. With all these features, the book is useful for pathologists, cytopathologists, pathology residents, cytotechnologists, and clinicians.

6. “Cytology, Genetics and Evolution” by P K Gupta

“Cytology, Genetics and Evolution” Book Review: This book provides new cytological advances and latest cytochemical techniques of this century. Chapter one contains a comprehensive introduction. In chapter two, examples of optical microscopes have been covered in full detail along with a detailed overview of microscopes. In chapter three, principles and types of chromatography have been expanded and covered adequately with diagrams. All the constituents of the cell have been described in detail in different chapters. At last, Glossary, Selected Reading Literary Sources In Cytology and Index are given. The book is useful for zoology degree level students.

7. “A Dictionary of Biology (Oxford Quick Reference)” by Robert Hine

“A Dictionary of Biology (Oxford Quick Reference)” Book Review: This book provides comprehensive coverage of biology, biophysics, and biochemistry. Over 250 new entries include terms such as Broca’s area, comparative genomic hybridization, mirror neuron, and Pandoravirus. Appendices include classifications of the animal and plant kingdoms, the geological time scale, major mass extinctions of species. Apart from that the appendices also include model organisms and their genomes, Nobel prizewinners and evolution. This dictionary is useful for those studying biology, either at school or university.

8. “Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology: Diagnostic Principles and Dilemmas” by Gabrijela Kocjan

“Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology: Diagnostic Principles and Dilemmas” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive, practical and critical overview of the role, use and limitations of fine needle aspiration cytology in everyday practice. The text includes numerous color images, each accompanied by informative and comprehensive description. This book offers solutions to a difficult case, challenges and limitations of Fine Needle Aspiration. It is thoroughly illustrated by numerous high-quality colour photomicrographs and clinical cases histories. The book is designed for physicians and technologists involved with FNA. It will also benefit pathologists with at least a few years of experience.


4. Cell Physiology and Biopotentials

1. “Molecular Biology of the Cell” by B Alberts

“Molecular Biology of the Cell” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on molecular biology of the cell. It talks about the current and rapidly advancing understanding of cell biology. It discusses epigenetics, stem cells, RNA, comparative genomics, and much more. It provides details on the latest cancer therapies, apoptosis, and cell cycle control. It describes the mechanics of the M phase in detail. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of science especially molecular biology.

2. “Molecular Cell Biology” by J Darnell

“Molecular Cell Biology” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on molecular cell biology. It provides coverage of immunology and discusses development and new media tools for students and instructors. It covers topics like the molecular cell biology of development, nerve cells, and immunology. It talks about proteomics, chromatin, evolution of chromosomes and the mitochondrion, molecular models, and much more. It describes advances in light and electron microscopy, reaction oxygen species, expanded coverage of RNA, role of super complexes in electron transport, and others.

3. “The Physiology of Excitable Cells” by D J Aidley

“The Physiology of Excitable Cells” Book Review: This book provides a detailed overview on the physiology of excitable cells. It describes fundamental concepts and key experiments in detail. It considers the recent advances in molecular biology with nine hundred plus references. It talks about the classic observations of recent years in the field of physiology which is beneficial to readers. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of science and technology especially physiology, neuroscience, cell biology, and biophysics.

4. “Cells” by D M Prescott

“Cells” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on cells. It talks about techniques of cell physiology. It provides the simplest description of cell reproduction is that cells grow and then divide. It explains how a cell doubles its size from one division to the next. It talks about topics essential for cell reproduction, the connection between growth and cell division, and others. It details microscopic observation of proliferating cells. It describes the period occupied by DNA replication, the interval between the end of DNA replication, the visible start of nuclear division.

5. “Cell Structure and Function: An Integrated Approach” by A Loewy

“Cell Structure and Function: An Integrated Approach” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on cell structure and function. It talks about an integrated approach to biology. It integrates a variety of disciplines and looks to develop an understanding of experimental evidence. It features a balanced treatment of biochemical, biophysical, genetic, cytological, and cell physiological components of modern molecular and cell biology. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of science and technology especially physiology, neuroscience, cell biology, and biophysics.

6. “Signal Processing for Neuroscientists: An Introduction to the Analysis of Physiological Signals” by Wim van Drongelen

“Signal Processing for Neuroscientists: An Introduction to the Analysis of Physiological Signals” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on signal processing for neuroscientists. It introduces the analysis of physiological signals. It talks about analysis techniques which are primarily aimed at neuroscientists and biomedical engineering students. It talks about a reasonable and modest background in mathematics, physics, and computer programming. It describes techniques such as convolution, correlation, coherence, and wavelet analysis. It discusses them in the context of time and frequency domain analysis.

7. “Principles of Measurement and Transduction of Biomedical Variables” by Vera Button

“Principles of Measurement and Transduction of Biomedical Variables” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on principles of measurement and transduction of biomedical variables. It presents technical and theoretical principles to measure biomedical variables like arterial blood pressure, blood flow, temperature, and CO2 concentration. It discusses exhaled air and their transduction to an electrical variable like voltage. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of science especially biomedical variables.

8. “Electrogenesis of Biopotentials in the Cardiovascular System (Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine)” by Nicholas Sperelakis

“Electrogenesis of Biopotentials in the Cardiovascular System (Developments in Cardiovascular Medicine)” Book Review: This provides a detailed overview on electrogenesis of biopotentials in the cardiovascular system. It talks about developments in cardiovascular medicine. It provides information on membrane biophysics which as a source of reference. It precisely defines the assumptions underlying the derivations and equations that describe the principles of electrical excitability and maintenance of ion gradients in excitable cells. It defines the equations and underlying concepts of membrane potentials.

9. “Cell Physiology (LANGE Physiology Series)” by David Landowne

“Cell Physiology (LANGE Physiology Series)” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive overview on cell physiology. It talks about topics like overview of the cardiovascular system, characteristics of cardiac muscle cells, the heart pump, measurement of cardiac function, cardiac abnormalities, the peripheral vascular system, vascular control, central venous pressure, and much more. It aims to clarify the details of physiologic mechanisms and their role in pathologic states.

10. “The Physiology of Excitable Cells” by David J Aidley

“The Physiology of Excitable Cells” Book Review: This book provides a fundamental overview on the physiology of excitable cells. It talks about the classic observations of recent years. It describes the powerful new techniques of molecular biology. It talks about physiology, neuroscience, cell biology, and biophysics in detail. It describes the new illustrations and extensive references to recent work in the field. This book is designed to focus on students, teachers, and professionals in the field of science and technology especially physiology, neuroscience, cell biology, and biophysics.


5. Cell and Receptor Biology

1. “Signal Transduction: A Practical Approach (Practical Approach Series)” by Graeme Milligan

“Signal Transduction: A Practical Approach (Practical Approach Series)” Book Review:This book is written for biology students. The first part of the book includes details about G protein-coupled receptors, structural studies of conformational changes and binding sites and phosphorylation and desensitisation. Information about receptor fusion proteins, receptor fusion proteins and identification are also included. The second part of the book contains information about the methods for studying components of the other major families of signal transduction: adenylyl cyclase and cAMP, and many more. Chapters explaining baculovirus expression systems and the quantitative assay of mitogen activated protein kinases in intact cells and tissues are also included.

2. “Evolution of Receptor Cells: Cytological, Membranous and Molecular Levels” by Y A Vinnikov and S Price
3. “The Human T-Cell Receptor Repertoire and Transplantation” by Peter van den Elsen
4. “Signaling Networks and Cell Cycle Control: The Molecular Basis of Cancer and Other Diseases (Cancer Drug Discovery and Development)” by J Silvio Gutkind

“Signaling Networks and Cell Cycle Control: The Molecular Basis of Cancer and Other Diseases (Cancer Drug Discovery and Development)” Book Review:This book is written for biology students and experimental and clinical investigators of cell regulation. In this book leading scientists explain the latest research on signal transduction and cell cycle regulation. They also describe the effort to design and synthesize inhibiting molecules, as well as to evaluate their biochemical and biological activities. A detailed review is done on the relevant cell surface receptors, their ligands, and their downstream pathways. The latest findings on the components of novel signaling networks controlling the activity of nuclear transcription factors and cell cycle regulatory molecules are examined in this book.

5. “Bioactive Polyphenols from Wine Grapes (SpringerBriefs in Cell Biology)” by Ellen L Robb and Jeffrey A Stuart

“Bioactive Polyphenols from Wine Grapes (SpringerBriefs in Cell Biology)” Book Review:This book is written for people interested in wine and its benefits. The book starts with an overview of phytoalexin production in Vitis vinifera and details the relationship of resveratrol to analogues such as pterostilbene, piceid and the viniferins. It also addresses hundreds of reports linking resveratrol and related grape vine polyphenols to various beneficial health effects. The health effects related to cardio- and cerebro- vascular, metabolic, anti-inflammatory are discussed in detail. The aspects of polyphenol bioavailability and how this will influence choices taken for delivering these compounds as nutritional supplements are also included.

6. “Serotonin: From Cell Biology to Pharmacology and Therapeutics” by Paul M Vanhoutte and Rodolfo Paoletti

“Serotonin: From Cell Biology to Pharmacology and Therapeutics” Book Review:This book is written for biology students and people involved in researching serotonin. This books gives the readers a unique overview of the sources, effects, receptors, physiological actions and pathological role of Serotonin. The contents of the book represents the proceedings of the invited lectures of the first International Symposium on “Serotonin from Cell Biology to Pharmacology and Therapeutics” held in Florence on March 29 -April, 1989.

7. “Arrestins – Pharmacology and Therapeutic Potential (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology)” by Vsevolod V Gurevich

“Arrestins – Pharmacology and Therapeutic Potential (Handbook of Experimental Pharmacology)” Book Review:This book is written for biology students and people interested in arrestins. This book describes our current understanding of the biological role of visual and non-visual arrestins in different cells and tissues. The book focuses on the mechanisms of arrestin-mediated regulation of GPCRs and non-receptor signaling proteins in health and disease. It also covers topics like the wide range of arrestin functions and therapeutic potential of targeting arrestin interactions with individual partners.

8. “Receptor Signal Transduction Protocols” by Gary B Willars and R A John Challiss
9. “Receptor Tyrosine Kinases: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology)” by Serena Germano

“Receptor Tyrosine Kinases: Methods and Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology)” Book Review:This book is written for biology students and molecular and cellular biologists researching receptor tyrosine kinases. This book begins with a section of activation and signaling of Receptor Tyrosine Kinases (RTKs). It includes detailed explanations about topics like aberrant expression of RTKs, trafficking and negative regulation and RTKs as pharmacological targets. Each chapter includes an introduction to the topics, ists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.

10. “Sigma Receptors: Chemistry, Cell Biology and Clinical Implications” by imusti

“Sigma Receptors: Chemistry, Cell Biology and Clinical Implications” Book Review: This book is written for pharmacologists, medicinal chemists, cell biologists, molecular biologists and clinicians. This book provided updated information on the medicinal chemistry, cell biology, and clinical implications of sigma receptors. It also gives information about the early history of these proteins and also provides a launching point for the development of research in this field.


6. The Organelles

1. “Cellular Biology: Organelles, Structure, Function (Super Smart Science)” by April Chloe Terrazas

“Cellular Biology: Organelles, Structure, Function (Super Smart Science)” Book Review: This book covers the basics of biology on a cellular level. It includes sections containing phonics for the names of the organelles inside the cell. It discusses what each organelle looks like and how it functions in the cell. It contains colorful images and questions in the form of a review.

2. “Cytoskeleton (Cellular Organelles)” by A D Bershadsky and J M Vasiliev

“Cytoskeleton (Cellular Organelles)” Book Review: This book gives an introduction to the study of the cytoskeleton. It describes the main facts and concepts related to cytoskeleton. It contains addi­tional readings, recent reviews, and a few original papers.

3. “Advances in Neurochemistry (Cellular Organelles)” by B W Agranoff and M H Aprison
4. “Organelles in Eukaryotic Cells: Molecular Structure and Interactions” by Joseph M Tager and Sergio Papa

“Organelles in Eukaryotic Cells: Molecular Structure and Interactions” Book Review: This book is for postgraduate students and young postdoctoral fellows. It compares different organelles, discusses the latest experimental approaches being used by investigators to study different organelles, and studies the interaction between different organelles. It contains the Proceedings of FEBS Advanced Course No. 88-02 held in Bari, Italy on the topic “Organelles of Eukaryotic Cells: Molecular Structure and Interactions”.

5. “Organelle Proteomics (Methods in Molecular Biology)” by Delphine Pflieger and Jean Rossier

“Organelle Proteomics (Methods in Molecular Biology)” Book Review: This book examines organelle proteomics. It introduces the different analytical strategies developed and successfully utilized to study organelle proteomes. It explains the use of multidimensional liquid chromatography coupled to tandem mass spectrometry for peptide sample analysis. It contains detailed protocols and a section that is devoted to methods enabling a global estimate of the reliability of the protein list assigned to an organelle.

6. “Phagocytosis: The Host: 5 (Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Membranes and Organelles)” by S Gordon
7. “Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Plant Organelles: Chloroplasts and Mitochondria” by Henry Daniell Ph.D. and Christine D. Chase

“Molecular Biology and Biotechnology of Plant Organelles: Chloroplasts and Mitochondria” Book Review: This book is for teachers, advanced undergraduates and graduate students, and researchers in plant molecular biology and biotechnology. It talks about plant organelle genetics, molecular biology, and the synergy between basic biology and biotechnology. It is divided into three sections. Section 1 discusses molecular features of plastid and mitochondrial genomes, evolutionary origins, somatic and sexual inheritance, proteomics, bioinformatics, and functional genomics. Section 2 discusses transcription, translation, RNA processing/editing, introns and splicing, protein synthesis, proteolysis, import of proteins into chloroplast and mitochondria, and their regulation. Section 3 discusses chloroplast and nuclear genetic engineering for biotic/abiotic stress tolerance, improved fatty acid/amino acid biosynthesis, biopharmaceuticals, biopolymers and biomaterials, cytoplasmic male sterility for hybrid seed production, plant improvement, and restoration of fertility.

8. “Atlas of Cell Organelles Fluorescence” by Elli Kohen and Rene Santus
9. “Phagocytosis: Microbial Invasion: 6 (Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Membranes and Organelles)” by S Gordon

“Phagocytosis: Microbial Invasion: 6 (Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Membranes and Organelles)” Book Review: This book is for cell biologists, microbiologists, and immunologists. It focuses on microbial invasion strategies of pathogen uptake. It presents the phagocytic process from the viewpoint of the host cell. In this book, the emphasis is on relatively early events such as mutual recognition, cell entry, and response, rather than on long-term changes in gene expression by either host cell or pathogen.

10. “Structures and Organelles in Pathogenic Protists (Microbiology Monographs)” by W de Souza

“Structures and Organelles in Pathogenic Protists (Microbiology Monographs)” Book Review: This book deals with cytoskeletal structures such as the amastigote system found in trichomonads, the subpellicular microtubules in trypanosomatids, and the paraflagellar rod. It covers structures involved in the synthesis, secretion, and uptake of molecules, including the flagellar pocket of trypanosomatids, the reserve some of Trypanosoma, and the megasome found in Leishmania, the traffic of vesicles in Entamoeba histolytica, secretory organelles, and the secretory events of intestinal parasites during encystation. It talks about special organelles, such as the kinetoplast-mitochondrion complex, the apicoplast found in Apicomplexa, the glycosomes in Kinetoplastida, and the acidocalcisomes found in several protozoa.

7. Popular Cell Biology Books

1. Molecular Biology of the Cell Book
2. The Cell: A Molecular Approach Book
3. Essential Cell Biology Book
4. Molecular and Cell Biology For Dummies Book
5. Molecular biology Book

You can buy these additional reference books on Cell Biology from “Amazon USA” OR “Amazon India”.

8. Cell Biology Resources

1. Cell Biology MCQs
2. Cell Biology Tests
3. Cell Biology Certification Contests
4. Cell Biology Internship

9. Additional Recommendations

1. Cell Physiology and Biopotentials Books
2. Molecular Biology Books
3. Advance Molecular Biology Books
4. Applied Molecular Biology Books
5. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Books
6. Bioenergetics and Molecular Enzymology Books

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on the Cell Biology subject and came out with a recommended list of the top 10 Cell Biology Books. If any more book needs to be added to the list of best books on Cell Biology, please let us know.

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