General Histology Texts and Atlases

Cross, P. A., and K. L. Mercer. 1993. Cell and Tissue Ultrastructure: A Functional Perspective. W. H. Freeman and Company.

Fawcett, D. W. 1993. Bloom and Fawcett: A Textbook of Histology, 12 th ed. Chapman & Hall.

Kessel, R., and R. Kardon. 1979. Tissues and Organs: A TextAtlas of Scanning Electron Microscopy. W. H. Freeeman and Company.

Biomembranes: Lipid Composition and Structural Organization

Simons, K., and D. Toomre. 2000. Lipid rafts and signal transduction. Nature Rev. Mol. Cell Biol. 1:31-41.

The Cytoskeleton: Components and Structural Functions

Bray, D. 2001. Cell Movements: From Molecules to Motility. Garland. Excellent overview of the cytoskeleton and motility.

Various authors. Curr. Topics Cell Biol. February issue is always devoted to the cytoskeleton.

Purification of Cells and Their Parts

Battye, F. L., and K. Shortman. 1991. Flow cytometry and cellseparation procedures. Curr. Opin. Immunol. 3:238-241.

de Duve, C. 1975. Exploring cells with a centrifuge. Science 189:186-194. The Nobel Prize lecture of a pioneer in the study of cellular organelles.

de Duve, C., and H. Beaufay. 1981. A short history of tissue fractionation. J. Cell Biol. 91:293s-299s.

Howell, K. E., E. Devaney, and J. Gruenberg. 1989. Subcellular fractionation of tissue culture cells. Trends Biochem. Sci. 14:44-48.

Ormerod, M. G., ed. 1990. Flow Cytometry: A Practical Approach. IRL Press.

Rickwood, D. 1992. Preparative Centrifugation: A Practical Approach. IRL Press.

Visualizing Cell Architecture

Bastiaens, P. I. H., and R. Pepperkok. 2000. Observing proteins in their natural habitat: the living cell. Trends Biochem. Sci. 25:631-637.

Baumeister, W., and A. C. Steven. 2000. Macromolecular electron microscopy in the era of structural genomics. Trends Biochem. Sci. 25:624-630.

Bozzola, J. J., and L. D. Russell. 1992. Electron Microscopy. Jones and Bartlett.

Dykstra, M. J. 1992. Biological Electron Microscopy: Theory, Techniques, and Troubleshooting. Plenum Press.

Gilroy, S. 1997. Fluorescence microscopy of living plant cells. Ann. Rev. Plant Physiol. Plant Mol. Biol. 48:165-190.

Inoué, S., and K. Spring. 1997. Video Microscopy, 2d ed. Plenum Press.

Lippincott-Schwartz, J., and C. L Smith. 1997. Insights into secretory and endocytic membrane traffic using green fluorescent protein chimeras. Curr. Opin. Neurobiol. 7:631-639.

Mason, W. T. 1999. Fluorescent and Luminescent Probes for Biological Activity, 2d ed. Academic Press.

Matsumoto, B., ed. 2002. Methods in Cell Biology, Vol. 70: Cell Biological Applications of Confocal Microscopy. Academic Press.

Misteli, T., and D. L. Spector. 1997. Applications of the green fluorescent protein in cell biology and biotechnology. Nature Biotech. 15:961-964.

Sluder, G., and D. Wolf, eds. 1998. Methods in Cell Biology, Vol. 56: Video Microscopy. Academic Press.

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