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Unraveling Dna: The Most Important Molecule Of Life, Revised And Updated Edition
     

Unraveling Dna: The Most Important Molecule Of Life, Revised And Updated Edition

by Maxim D. Frank Kamenetskii, Lev Liapin (Translator)
 

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With elegant simplicity, Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii elucidates the essential history and inner workings of DNA—a tiny molecule that holds within it the deepest mysteries of life. As Frank-Kamenetskii explains, DNA will undoubtedly shape our future, too, as we call upon it to convict criminals, clone creatures, and ultimately, cure cancer. This definitive guide

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With elegant simplicity, Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii elucidates the essential history and inner workings of DNA—a tiny molecule that holds within it the deepest mysteries of life. As Frank-Kamenetskii explains, DNA will undoubtedly shape our future, too, as we call upon it to convict criminals, clone creatures, and ultimately, cure cancer. This definitive guide to DNA, a previous version of which sold over 300,000 copies in the author's native Russia, promises to both inform and inspire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780201155846
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
10/01/1997
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.99(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.56(d)
Lexile:
1240L (what's this?)

Meet the Author

Maxim D. Frank-Kamenetskii is a professor at Boston University's Center for Advanced Biotechnology and Department of Biomedical Engineering. Best known for his contribution in the field of DNA topology, supercoiling, and unusual structures, Frank-Kamenetskii was a founding member of “Moscow Tribune,” the Russian intellectual club organized by Andrei Sakharov.

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