The Resource Life's Greatest Secret : the Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Life's Greatest Secret : the Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code

Label
Life's Greatest Secret : the Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code
Title
Life's Greatest Secret
Title remainder
the Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Life's Greatest Secret is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code. This great scientific breakthrough has had far-reaching consequences for how we understand ourselves and our place in the natural world. The code forms the most striking proof of Darwin's hypothesis that all organisms are related, holds tremendous promise for improving human well-being, and has transformed the way we think about life. Matthew Cobb interweaves science, biography and anecdote in a book that mixes remarkable insights, theoretical dead-ends and ingenious experiments with the pace of a
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
572.8
Index
index present
LC call number
RB155
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Life's Greatest Secret : the Story of the Race to Crack the Genetic Code
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; AUG; Foreword; One: Genes before DNA; Two: Information is everywhere; Three: The transformation of genes; Four: A slow revolution; Five: The age of control; Six:. The double helix; Seven: Genetic information; Eight: The central dogma; Nine: Enzyme cybernetics; Ten: Enter the outsiders; Eleven: The race; Update; Twelve: Surprises and sequences; Thirteen: The central dogma revisited; Fourteen: Brave new world; Fifteen: Origins and meanings; Conclusion; UGA; Glossary and acronyms; Further reading; Acknowledgements; References; Notes; List of Illustrations
Control code
ocn913797360
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (728 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781782830023
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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df5be5fb-4b97-4f71-91a5-c7dfd10e96ab
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.b3306698x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)913797360
  • pebc1782830022

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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