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Author Goodsell, David S.

Title The machinery of life / David S. Goodsell
Edition Second edition
Published New York, N.Y. : Copernicus Books, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (x, 167 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Introduction -- Molecular machines -- The processes of living -- Molecules in cells: Escherichia coli -- A human cell: The advantages of compartments -- The human body: The advantages of specialization -- Life and death -- Viruses -- You and your molecules
Summary Now available in soft-cover, this bestselling, well-received book takes readers on a fascinating journey into the world of cells and molecules. With a crisp text and extraordinary illustrations, "The Machinery of Life" guides readers through the interior of cells, exploring the ways in which molecular machines drive the process of life. 93 illus
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Cells -- Pictorial works.
Molecular biology.
Molecular Biology.
Genre/Form Illustrated works.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0387849246