Stories of Success

Personal Recollections. X

Edited by

  • Giorgio Semenza, Swiss Institute of Technology (ETH), Zurich, Switzerland and University of Milan, Italy

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.
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Biochemistry researchers and students.


Book information

  • Published: October 2007
  • Imprint: ELSEVIER
  • ISBN: 978-0-444-52246-7

Table of Contents

Table of contentsPreface by Giorgio SemenzaChapter 1Odyssey of a Biochemistby Osamu. HayaishiChapter 2A Voyage of the Inner Space of Cellsby Wolfgang BaumeisterChapter 3Fixed to Translation: A Recollectionby August B√∂ckChapter 4Denis Chapman : Oiling the Path to Biomembrane Structureby Peter J. QuinnChapter 5Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas, the First Metabolic Pathway: The Fate of Prominent Polish Biochemist Jakub Parnasby Jolanta Bara√ĪskaChapter 6A Journey with Bleeding Time Factorby Birgir Blomb√§ckChapter 7A Neuropathologist‚Äôs Diaryby Adriano AguzziChapter 8An Autobiographical Sketch: 50 Years in Cancer Immunochemistryby G.I. Abelev