The Resource The art of genes : how organisms make themselves, Enrico Coen

The art of genes : how organisms make themselves, Enrico Coen

Label
The art of genes : how organisms make themselves
Title
The art of genes
Title remainder
how organisms make themselves
Statement of responsibility
Enrico Coen
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Coen's book is spiced with historic quotations and examples of plants' and animals' intriguing behaviour contains a wealth of interesting material Coen communicates his immense learning with a hundred appealing tales'Max PerutzHow is a tiny fertilised egg able to turn itself into a human being? How can an acorn transform itself into an oak tree? Over the past twenty years there has been a revolution in biology. For the first time we have begun to understand how organisms make themselves. The Art of Genes gives an account of these new and exciting findings, and of their broader significance for
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
571.8
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH491
LC item number
.C638 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The art of genes : how organisms make themselves, Enrico Coen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 367-372) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; 1 Painting a picture; 2 Copying and creating; 3 A question of interpretation; 4 A case of mistaken identity; 5 The internal world of colour; 6 Evolution of locks and keys; 7 The hidden skeleton; 8 The expanding canvas; 9 Refining a pattern; 10 Creative reproduction; 11 Scents and sensitivities; 12 Responding to the environment; 13 Elaborating on asymmetry; 14 Beneath the surface; 15 Themes and variations; 16 Shifting forms; 17 The story of colour; 18 The art of Heath Robinson; Sources of quotations; Bibliography; Glossary; A; B; C; D; E; G; H; I; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V
Control code
ocm43476569
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 386 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191587672
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35627256
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)43476569
  • pebcs0191587672

Library Locations

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