Stories of Success

Stories of Success

Personal Recollections. X

1st Edition - October 16, 2007

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  • Editor: Giorgio Semenza
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080553573
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444522467

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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.

Key Features

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


Biochemistry researchers and students.

Table of Contents

  • Table of contents

    Preface by Giorgio Semenza

    Chapter 1
    Odyssey of a Biochemist
    by Osamu. Hayaishi

    Chapter 2
    A Voyage of the Inner Space of Cells
    by Wolfgang Baumeister

    Chapter 3
    Fixed to Translation: A Recollection
    by August Böck

    Chapter 4
    Denis Chapman : Oiling the Path to Biomembrane Structure
    by Peter J. Quinn

    Chapter 5
    Embden-Meyerhof-Parnas, the First Metabolic Pathway: The Fate of Prominent Polish Biochemist Jakub Parnas
    by Jolanta Barañska

    Chapter 6
    A Journey with Bleeding Time Factor
    by Birgir Blombäck

    Chapter 7
    A Neuropathologist’s Diary
    by Adriano Aguzzi

    Chapter 8
    An Autobiographical Sketch: 50 Years in Cancer Immunochemistry
    by G.I. Abelev

Product details

  • No. of pages: 374
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2007
  • Published: October 16, 2007
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080553573
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780444522467

About the Series Volume Editor

Giorgio Semenza

Affiliations and Expertise

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

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