Selected Topics in the History of Biochemistry: Personal Recollections IX - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444518668, 9780080553801

Selected Topics in the History of Biochemistry: Personal Recollections IX, Volume 44

1st Edition

Serial Volume Editors: Giorgio Semenza Anthony Turner
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444518668
eBook ISBN: 9780080553801
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 28th June 2005
Page Count: 438
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Table of Contents

  1. Glucose catabolism in yeast and muscle (J.A. Barnett)
  2. A lifetime with microbes (G.N. Cohen)
  3. Wearing two hats (G. Dirheimer)
  4. Of Mice and Men - the Mx connection (J. Lindemann)
  5. An unconventional Journey to Neuroscience (R. Rodnight)
  6. Nikolai Vavilov: Life in the case of science or science at a cost of life (L. Kisselev)


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 44 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.

Key Features

  • Contributors are distinguished scientists in the field
  • Unique series of personal recollections
  • Presents scientific research in a historical perspective


Biochemists in academia, Postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers


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About the Serial Volume Editors

Giorgio Semenza Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Anthony Turner Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Leeds, U.K.