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About Life pp 49-55 | Cite as

As If Standing Still

Cellular homeostasis and regulatory processes
  • Paul S. Agutter
  • Denys N. Wheatley

Abstract

During the previous chapters we have started to build up a picture of life at the cell level. The picture is not yet complete but it has progressed sufficiently for the reader to see a problem: how is the cell kept in order?

Keywords

Internal State Cellular Homeostasis Internal Environment Body Water Content Apparent Constancy 
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Copyright information

© Springer 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Paul S. Agutter
    • 1
  • Denys N. Wheatley
    • 2
  1. 1.Theoretical and Cell Biology Consultancy, GlossopDerbyshireU.K.
  2. 2.BioMedES, Inverurie, AberdeenshireU.K.

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