Chemistry Of Life 4e

Paperback | September 21, 1999

bySteven Rose

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First published in 1966, THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE has held its own as a clear and authoritative introduction to the world of biochemistry. This fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to include the latest developments in DNA and protein synthesis, cell regulation, and their social and medical implications.

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Originally published in 1966, this book offers a clear and accurate introduction to the world of biochemistry. The Chemistry of Life has been fully updated to include all the latest developments, including new findings in cell regulation and gene technology. This fourth edition emphasizes biochemical matters rather than molecular biolo...

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First published in 1966, THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE has held its own as a clear and authoritative introduction to the world of biochemistry. This fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to include the latest developments in DNA and protein synthesis, cell regulation, and their social and medical implications.

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The constantly expanding terrain covered by biochemistry ranges from the study of the molecular make-up of cells to the great underlying issues of the origin, nature and unity of life.Biochemists, claims Steven Rose, Professor of Biology at the Open University, are concerned with four main themes: the chemistry of living cells, how suc...

Steven Rose is Professor of Biology and Director of the Brain and Behaviour Research Group at the Open University. THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE (1966) was his first book. Since then he has written many others, including, in Penguin, NOT IN OUR GENES (1984) and LIFELINES (1997). He won the 1993 Rhone-Poulenc Science Book Prize for THE MAKING O...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 7.9 × 5.1 × 1.1 inPublished:September 21, 1999Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0140272739

ISBN - 13:9780140272734

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Originally published in 1966, this book offers a clear and accurate introduction to the world of biochemistry. The Chemistry of Life has been fully updated to include all the latest developments, including new findings in cell regulation and gene technology. This fourth edition emphasizes biochemical matters rather than molecular biology.