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The Chemistry of Life


By: Steven Rose

404 pages, 8 b/w plates, line illus

Penguin Books

Paperback | Jun 2012 | Edition: 4 | #103323 | ISBN-13: 9780140272734
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Basic biochemistry text, the best introduction to the field, and has been so for over twenty five years. While retaining its emphasis on biochemistry rather than molecular biology, this fourth edition has been fully updated and revised to include the latest developments in cell regulation and gene technology.

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Steven Rose is Professor of Biology and Director of the Brain and Behaviour Research Group at the Open University. THE CHEMISTRY OF LIFE (1966) was his first book. Since then he has written many others, including, in Penguin, NOT IN OUR GENES (1984) and LIFELINES (1997). He won the 1993 Rhone-Poulenc Science Book Prize for THE MAKING OF MEMORY.

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