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Title Stories of success : personal recollections, X / volume editor, Giorgio Semenza
Published Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 343 pages, 11 unnumbered page of plates) : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color)
Series Comprehensive biochemistry, 0069-8032 ; v. 45. Section VI, B
Comprehensive biochemistry ; v. 45
Comprehensive biochemistry. Section VI, B
Contents Table of contents -- Preface by Giorgio Semenza -- Chapter 1 -- Odyssey of a Biochemist -- by Osamu. Hayaishi -- Chapter 2 -- A Voyage of the Inner Space of Cells -- by Wolfgang Baumeister -- Chapter 3 -- Fixed to Translation: A Recollection -- by August Ḇck -- Chapter 4 -- Denis Chapman : Oiling the Path to Biomembrane Structure -- by Peter J. Quinn -- Chapter 5 -- Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas, the First Metabolic Pathway: The Fate of Prominent Polish Biochemist Jakub Parnas -- by Jolanta Barąska -- Chapter 6 -- A Journey with Bleeding Time Factor -- by Birgir Blomb̃ck -- Chapter 7 -- A Neuropathologists Diary -- by Adriano Aguzzi -- Chapter 8 -- An Autobiographical Sketch: 50 Years in Cancer Immunochemistry -- by G.I. Abelev
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 45 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 Description based on print version record
Subject Biochemistry -- History.
Biochemists -- Biography.
Biochemistry -- history.
Genre/Form Biography.
Personal Narrative.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Semenza, G., 1928-
ISBN 0080553575 (electronic bk.)
9780080553573 (electronic bk.)