How Cells Communicate: signalling molecules and transduction pathways

A 2-part DVD series exploring how cells send and receive messages, and the processes that mediate reception and cell responses.

PROGRAM 1  (18 min)
Signalling molecules:
> animal hormones
> lipid-soluble
> water-soluble
> cytokines
> neurotransmitters
> pheromones
Transduction pathways (3-stage process):
>  receptor binding
>  sequence of reactions
>  initiation of cellular response

PROGRAM 2  (19 min)

Plant hormones
>  abscisic acid
>  auxin
>  cytokinins
>  ethylene
>  gibberellins

Apoptosis
>  roles in developing and adult organisms
>  initiation: intrinsic and extrinsic pathways
>  the cell destruction process
>  apoptosis vs necrosis
>  apoptosis malfunction and human diseases (including cancer)

ONLINE VIDEO SAMPLE:   http://youtu.be/R6bdTcCAsO0

Year levels               Upper Secondary to Tertiary

Format                     DVD

Duration                  18 + 19 min

Year produced       2015

School price           $198 inc gst (+ $9 p&h in Australia/ elsewhere POA)
(Tertiary institutions  POA)

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