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Title Selected topics in the history of biochemistry : personal recollections, IX. / volume editors Giorgio Semenza, A.J. Turner
Published Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 423 pages) : illustrations, portraits (some color)
Series Comprehensive biochemistry. Section VI, History of biochemistry ; vol. 44
Comprehensive biochemistry. Section VI, History of biochemistry ; vol. 44
Contents 1. Glucose catabolism in yeast and muscle (J.A. Barnett) -- 2. A lifetime with microbes (G.N. Cohen) -- 3. Wearing two hats (G. Dirheimer) -- 4. Of Mice and Men -- the Mx connection (J. Lindemann) -- 5. An unconventional Journey to Neuroscience (R. Rodnight) -- 6. Nikolai Vavilov: Life in the case of science or science at a cost of life (L. Kisselev)
Summary This book is the latest volume in the highly successful series Comprehensive Biochemistry. It provides a historical and autobiographical perspective of the developments in the field through the contributions of leading individuals who reflect on their careers and their impact on biochemistry. Volume 44 is essential reading for everyone from graduate student to professor, placing in context major advances not only in biochemical terms but in relation to historical and social developments. Readers will be delighted by the lively style and the insight into the lives and careers of leading scientists of their time. * Contributors are distinguished scientists in the field * Unique series of personal recollections * Presents scientific research in a historical perspective
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online version of the print title
Mode of access: World Wide Web
System requirements: Internet connectivity, World Wide Web browser, and Adobe Acrobat
Subject Biochemistry -- History.
Biochemists -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Semenza, G., 1928-
Turner, A. J. (Anthony John), 1947-
ISBN 0444518665