The Discovery of Insulin / Edition 25

The Discovery of Insulin / Edition 25

by Michael Bliss
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0802083447

ISBN-13: 9780802083449

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

In this engaging and award-winning account, historian Michael Bliss recounts the fascinating story behind the discovery of insulin - a story as much filled with fiery confrontation and intense competition as medical dedication and scientific genius.

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In this engaging and award-winning account, historian Michael Bliss recounts the fascinating story behind the discovery of insulin - a story as much filled with fiery confrontation and intense competition as medical dedication and scientific genius.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802083449
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
3RD PBK. E
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.06(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.92(d)

Table of Contents


Preface, 2007     7
Introduction: What Happened at Toronto?     11
A Long Prelude     20
Banting's Idea     45
The Summer of 1921     59
"A Mysterious Something"     84
Triumph     104
"Unspeakably Wonderful"     129
Resurrection     154
Who Discovered Insulin?     189
Honouring the Prophets     212
A Continuing Epilogue     234
Notes     249
Sources     283
Index     299

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