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


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