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TitleStories of success [electronic resource] : personal recollections, X / volume editor, Giorgio Semenza
Imprint Amsterdam ; London : Elsevier, 2007
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Descript xv, 343 p., [11] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), ports. (some col.) ; 24 cm


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


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 ๖Bck -- 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 Bar๑aska -- Chapter 6 -- A Journey with Bleeding Time Factor -- by Birgir Blomไbck -- Chapter 7 -- A Neuropathologists Diary -- by Adriano Aguzzi -- Chapter 8 -- An Autobiographical Sketch: 50 Years in Cancer Immunochemistry -- by G.I. Abelev

Biochemistry -- History Biochemists -- Biography Biochemists -- Biography Biochemists -- Personal Narratives Biochemistry -- history Biochemici Biochemie. Fysiologische chemie. Celbiologie. Electronic books.


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