Unraveling Dna: The Most Important Molecule Of Life, Revised And Updated Edition

Paperback | October 14, 1997

byMaxim D. Frank Kamenetskii, Lev Liapin

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With elegant simplicity, Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii elucidates the essential history and inner workings of DNA—a tiny molecule that holds within it the deepest mysteries of life. As Frank-Kamenetskii explains, DNA will undoubtedly shape our future, too, as we call upon it to convict criminals, clone creatures, and ultimately, cure cancer. This definitive guide to DNA, a previous version of which sold over 300,000 copies in the author’s native Russia, promises to both inform and inspire.

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Written for both professionals and curious lay readers, "Unraveling DNA" is the definitive guide to understanding DNA: its history, how it works, as well as the latest findings, including recent advances in cancer and AIDS cures

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With elegant simplicity, Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii elucidates the essential history and inner workings of DNA—a tiny molecule that holds within it the deepest mysteries of life. As Frank-Kamenetskii explains, DNA will undoubtedly shape our future, too, as we call upon it to convict criminals, clone creatures, and ultimately, cure canc...

Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii is a professor at Boston University’s Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Department of Biomedical Engineering. Best known for his contribution in the field of DNA topology, supercoiling, and unusual structures, Frank-Kamenetskii was a founding member of “Moscow Tribune,” the Russian intellectual club orga...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.64 inPublished:October 14, 1997Publisher:Basic Books

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ISBN - 10:0201155842

ISBN - 13:9780201155846

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Written for both professionals and curious lay readers, "Unraveling DNA" is the definitive guide to understanding DNA: its history, how it works, as well as the latest findings, including recent advances in cancer and AIDS cures