How much energy is released in ATP hydrolysis?
How many mRNAs are in a cell? How genetically similar are two random people? What is faster, transcription or translation?
Cell Biology by the Numbers explores these questions and dozens of others providing a richly illustrated and handy reference for students and researchers in molecular and cell biology, chemistry, and biophysics.
The book features question-driven vignettes and "e;back of the envelope"e; calculations that investigate some of the key numbers in cell biology. Readers will learn about the sizes, concentrations, rates, energies, and other numbers that describe and drive the living world."e;