Nobel Lectures in Physiology or Medicine 1971-1980

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9789810207915
  • Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/28/1992
  • Pages: 672
  • Product dimensions: 6.51 (w) x 9.72 (h) x 1.61 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1971 Earl W. Sutherland 1
Presentation Speech 3
Studies on the Mechanisms of Hormone Action 5
1972 Gerald M. Edelman and Rodney R. Porter 23
Presentation Speech 25
Biography of Gerald M. Edelman 29
Antibody Structure and Molecular Immunology 31
Biography of Rodney R. Porter 57
Structural Studies of Immunoglobulins 58
1973 Karl Von Frisch, Konrad Lorenz and Nikolaas Tinbergen 69
Presentation Speech 71
Biography of Karl von Frisch 75
Decoding the Language of the Bee 76
Biography of Konrad Lorenz 89
Analogy as a Source of Knowledge 97
Biography of Nikolaas Tinbergen 109
Ethology and Stress Diseases 113
1974 Albert Claude, Christian De Duve and George E. Palade 131
Presentation Speech 133
Biography of Albert Claude 137
The Coming of Age of the Cell 143
Biography of Christian de Duve 149
Exploring Cells with a Centrifuge 152
Biography of George E. Palade 173
Intracellular Aspects of the Process of Protein Secretion 177
1975 David Baltimore, Renato Dulbecco and Howard M. Temin 207
Presentation Speech 209
Biography of David Baltimore 213
Viruses, Polymerases and Cancer 215
Biography of Renato Dulbecco 229
From the Molecular Biology of Oncogenic DNA Viruses to Cancer 232
Biography of Howard M. Temin 243
The DNA Provirus Hypothesis 245
1976 Baruch S. Blumberg and D. Carleton Gajdusek 265
Presentation Speech 267
Biography of Baruch S. Blumberg 271
Australia Antigen and the Biology of Hepatitis B 275
Biography of D. Carleton Gajdusek 299
Unconventional Viruses and the Origin and Disappearance of Kuru 305
1977 Roger Guillemin, Andrew V. Schally and Rosalyn S. Yalow 355
Presentation Speech 357
Biography of Roger Guilleman 361
Peptides in the Brain, The New Endocrinology of the Neuron 364
Biography of Andrew V. Schally 399
Aspects of Hypothalamic Regulation of the Pituitary Gland with Major Emphasis on its Implications for the Control of Reproductive Processes 405
Biography of Rosalyn S. Yalow 441
Radioimunoassay: A Probe for Fine Structure of Biologic Systems 447
1978 Werner Arber, Daniel Nathans Hamilton O. Smith 469
Presentation Speeches 471
Biography of Werner Arber 475
Promotion and Limitation of Generic Exchange 481
Biography of Daniel Nathans 495
Restriction Endonucleases, Simian Virus 40, and the New Genetics 498
Biography of Hamilton O. Smith 519
Nucleotide Sequence Specificity of Restriction Endonucleases 523
1979 Alan M. Cormack and Godfrey N. Hounsfieid 543
Presentation Speech 545
Biography of Allan Cormack 549
Early Two-Dimensional Reconstruction and Recent Topics Stemming From It 551
Biography of Godfrey N. Hounsfield 565
Computed Medical Imaging 568
1980 Baruj Benacerraf, Jean Dausset and George D. Snell 587
Presentation Speech 589
Biography of Baruj Benacerraf 593
The Role of MHC Gene Products in Immune Regulation and Its Relevance to Alloreactivity 597
Biography of Jean Dausset 625
The Major Histocompatibility in Man - Past, Present, and Future Concepts 628
Biography of George D. Snell 643
Studies in Histocompatability 645
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