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The Resource How we live and why we die : the secret lives of cells, Lewis Wolpert

How we live and why we die : the secret lives of cells, Lewis Wolpert

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How we live and why we die : the secret lives of cells
Title
How we live and why we die
Title remainder
the secret lives of cells
Statement of responsibility
Lewis Wolpert
Title variation
Secret lives of cells
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Draws on current research to explain how a single cell grows into a complex body, revealing the role of cells in illness and healing and how they are being tapped for such advances as stem cell research, cloning, and cancer treatment
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328922
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DLC
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Wolpert, L.
Dewey number
571.6
Index
index present
LC call number
QH582.4
LC item number
.W65 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Cytology
  • Developmental cytology
Target audience
adult
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the secret lives of cells
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How we live and why we die : the secret lives of cells, Lewis Wolpert
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223) and index
Contents
Introduction : the miraculous cell -- Discovery : how science made plain the facts of life -- How we live : how cells replicate, maintain order, evolve, and die -- How we function : how proteins determine the work of cells -- How genes work : how DNA encodes proteins -- How our cells are replaced : how stem cells self-replicate -- How we become human : how we develop from a single cell -- How we reproduce : how meiosis works -- How we move, think, and feel : how nerve cells communicate -- How we grow and why we age : how cells multiply, enlarge, and decline -- How we survive : how cells defend against bacteria and viruses -- How cancer strikes : how rogue cells form tumours -- How diseases are caused : when cells behave abnormally -- The origins of life : the mystery of the first cell
Control code
ocn316513389
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780393072211
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009009718
System control number
(OCoLC)316513389
Label
How we live and why we die : the secret lives of cells, Lewis Wolpert
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 223) and index
Contents
Introduction : the miraculous cell -- Discovery : how science made plain the facts of life -- How we live : how cells replicate, maintain order, evolve, and die -- How we function : how proteins determine the work of cells -- How genes work : how DNA encodes proteins -- How our cells are replaced : how stem cells self-replicate -- How we become human : how we develop from a single cell -- How we reproduce : how meiosis works -- How we move, think, and feel : how nerve cells communicate -- How we grow and why we age : how cells multiply, enlarge, and decline -- How we survive : how cells defend against bacteria and viruses -- How cancer strikes : how rogue cells form tumours -- How diseases are caused : when cells behave abnormally -- The origins of life : the mystery of the first cell
Control code
ocn316513389
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st American ed.
Extent
240 p.
Isbn
9780393072211
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2009009718
System control number
(OCoLC)316513389

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