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Our Molecular Nature By David S. Goodsell

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This guide to the diversity of molecules that are responsible for life examines topics ranging from the shape of cells to the molecules responsible for digestion, immunity and thought. The book is written in an accessible style.

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Our Molecular Nature: The Body's Motors, Machines and Messages by David S. Goodsell

Molecular Nature is a richly illustrated guide to the extraordinary diversity of molecules that are responsible for life. David Goodsell, author of the highly-praised book, The Machinery of Life, has synthesized a vast amount of data in a manner that is accessible to the general reader. Molecular Nature examines topics ranging from the shape of cells to the molecules responsible for digestion, immunity, and thought. The author's unique combination of scientific and artistic talents make this a readable, stimulating and highly evocative book. About the Author: David Goodsell is in the Department of Molecular Biology at the Research Institute of Scripps Clinic in La Jolla, California. His research involves computer graphics and X-ray crystallography. He is the author of The Machinery of Life (Springer-Verlag, 1992), and his artwork has been shown at exhibitions on science and art.

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"...marshals a potentially unmanageable collection of biological curiosities into a deceptively simple story that should be accessible to virtually anyone with a desire to know something of the natural history of the molecules of life." New Scientist "...this book can be entitled as 'sensational'" Cellular and Molecular Biology

Table of Contents


1 The Molecular World.- Looking at the Molecular World.- The Names of Molecules.- Molecular Building Blocks.- 2 Building Molecules.- Enzymes.- Information.- 3 Powering the Body.- Digestion.- Chemical Energy.- 4 Form and Motion.- Cell Form.- Body Form.- Molecular Motors.- 5 Dangers and Defenses.- Toxins and Venoms.- Detoxification.- Immunity.- Healing.- 6 Molecules and the Mind.- Hormones.- Sense.- Thought.- Epilogue: Molecules and Medicine.- Further Reading.- Sources of Macromolecular Structures.

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GOR002337065
Our Molecular Nature: The Body's Motors, Machines and Messages by David S. Goodsell
David S. Goodsell
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
1996-04-19
193
0387944982
9780387944982
N/A
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