The Resource The music of life : biology beyond genes, Denis Noble

The music of life : biology beyond genes, Denis Noble

Label
The music of life : biology beyond genes
Title
The music of life
Title remainder
biology beyond genes
Statement of responsibility
Denis Noble
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
What is Life? To answer this question, Denis Noble argues that we must look beyond the gene's eye view. For modern 'systems biology' considers life on a variety of levels, as an intricate web of feedback between gene, cell, organ, body, and environment. He shows how it is both a biologically rigorous and richly rewarding way of understanding life. - ;What is Life? Decades of research have resulted in the full mapping of the human genome - three billion pairs of code whose functions are only now being understood. The gene's eye view of life, advocated by evolutionary biology, sees living bodies
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
570
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH501
LC item number
.N633 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The music of life : biology beyond genes, Denis Noble
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-146) and index
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  • 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
Introduction; 1. The CD of Life: the Genome; 2. The Organ of 30,000 Pipes; 3. The Score: is it Written Down?; 4. The Conductor: Downward Causation; 5. The Rhythm Section: the Heartbeat and other Rhythms; 6. The Orchestra: Organs and Systems of the Body; 7. Modes and Keys: Cellular Harmony; 8. The Composer: Evolution; 9. The Opera Theatre: the Brain; 10. Curtain Call: the Artist Disappears; Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn262624422
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 153 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780191516276
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35566905
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)262624422
  • pebcs0191516279

Library Locations

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