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The Resource DNA : the secret of life, James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry

DNA : the secret of life, James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry

Label
DNA : the secret of life
Title
DNA
Title remainder
the secret of life
Statement of responsibility
James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the genetic revolution discusses the double helix, the mapping of the human genome, molecular dynamics, and the potential of genetics technology
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2003.
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156507
Cataloging source
DLC
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1928-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Watson, James D.
Dewey number
576.5
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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1963-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Berry, Andrew James
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genetics
  • DNA
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the secret of life
Label
DNA : the secret of life, James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
  • Originally published: 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-422) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of genetics: from Mendel to Hitler -- The double helix: this is life -- Reading the code: bringing DNA to life -- Playing God: customized DNA molecules -- DNA, dollars, and drugs: biotechnology -- Tempest in a cereal box: genetically modified agriculture -- The human genome: life's screenplay -- Reading genomes: evolution in action -- Out of Africa: DNA and the human past -- Genetic fingerprinting: DNA's day in court -- Gene hunting: the genetics of human disease -- Defying disease: treating and preventing genetic disorders -- Who we are: nature vs. nurture
Control code
515322
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
xiv, 446 pages
Isbn
9780375710070
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375710070
  • (Sirsi) ADS-9666
Label
DNA : the secret of life, James D. Watson, with Andrew Berry
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book."
  • Originally published: 2003
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 407-422) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Beginnings of genetics: from Mendel to Hitler -- The double helix: this is life -- Reading the code: bringing DNA to life -- Playing God: customized DNA molecules -- DNA, dollars, and drugs: biotechnology -- Tempest in a cereal box: genetically modified agriculture -- The human genome: life's screenplay -- Reading genomes: evolution in action -- Out of Africa: DNA and the human past -- Genetic fingerprinting: DNA's day in court -- Gene hunting: the genetics of human disease -- Defying disease: treating and preventing genetic disorders -- Who we are: nature vs. nurture
Control code
515322
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First paperback edition.
Extent
xiv, 446 pages
Isbn
9780375710070
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780375710070
  • (Sirsi) ADS-9666

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