Selected Topics in the History of Biochemistry. Personal Recollections. Part III

Edited By

  • G. Semenza, Lab. für Biochimie. ETH Zurich, Universitätstrasse 16, CH-8092 Zurich, Switzerland
  • R. Jaenicke, Inst. für Biophysik und Physikalische Biochemie, Universitätstrasse 31, Universität Regensburg, D-93040, Germany

As in Volumes 35 and 36, the chapters in this new volume complement, with personal recollections, the History of Biochemistry that was covered in the Comprehensive Biochemistry Series, Volumes 30-33 by M. Florkin and Volume 34A by P. Laszlo. The biographical and autobiographical chapters will convey to the reader a lively, albeit at times subjective, view of the scientific and social environment in which the authors have worked, resulting in new concepts and theories on the biological sciences.
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Book information

  • Published: December 1990
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-81216-2


Table of Contents

Content Headings: Physics and the riddle of life, M. Perutz. An octogenarian looks back, A. Neuberger. Wladimir Engelhardt: the man and the scientist, L.L. Kissilev. Autobiographical notes from a nomadic biochemist, H.M. Kalckar. Enzyme regulation: from allosteric sites to intracellular behavior, A. Sols, C. Cancedo and J.J. Aragon. Jean Brachet (1909-1988), H. Chantrenne. My love affair with membranes, A. Rothstein. Never a dull moment: peripatetics through the gardens of science and life, H.H. Eisenberg. The highest grade of this clarifying activity has no limit - Confucious, C.-L. Tsou.Imprint: Elsevier Amsterdam