The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology

The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology

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by Masaharu Takemura, Sakura, Ltd. Becom Co.
     
 

Molecular biology is the study of life at the cellular level. While this complex topic can be confusing, knowledge of molecular biology is crucial to understanding medical science and many other important disciplines. With its unique Japanese comic style, The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology is a gentle and fun cartoon guide to this vast topic. After sleeping their

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Molecular biology is the study of life at the cellular level. While this complex topic can be confusing, knowledge of molecular biology is crucial to understanding medical science and many other important disciplines. With its unique Japanese comic style, The Manga Guide to Molecular Biology is a gentle and fun cartoon guide to this vast topic. After sleeping their way through Molecular Biology 101, Ami and Rin are forced to take make-up classes. With the help of Dr. Moro and his virtual reality machine, they travel inside cells, meeting cell organelles, nuclei, and genes and chromosomes face-to-face. They examine proteins and amino acids, watch DNA replicate and cells divide, and meet exciting characters like Enzyme Man. Once the girls learn the fundamentals of genetics, they learn about recombinant technology, cloning, and the role of molecular biology in fighting diseases

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781593272029
Publisher:
No Starch Press San Francisco, CA
Publication date:
08/28/2009
Series:
Manga Guide to Science Series
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
207,673
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
12 - 18 Years

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