Reference source of methods for study of the relationship between specific molecules and genes and their location, function and structure at the cellular level. Includes guidelines for isolating and culturing cells in two- or three-dimensional cultures, analyzing the morphology of the cell, and characterizing the functions of organelles and molecules in the cell and its environment. Includes special appendices on the use of inhibitors and pharmacologic agents, protein motifs, and absorption and emission maxima for common fluorophores.

Author: Juan S. Bonifacino et al.