ISBN-10:
0226120260
ISBN-13:
9780226120263
Pub. Date:
12/28/2001
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
The Life of a Virus: Tobacco Mosaic Virus as an Experimental Model, 1930-1965 / Edition 2

The Life of a Virus: Tobacco Mosaic Virus as an Experimental Model, 1930-1965 / Edition 2

by Angela N. H. Creager
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ISBN-13: 9780226120263
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Edition description: 1
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Angela N. H. Creager is an associate professor in the Department of History and the Program in the History of Sciences at Princeton University.

Table of Contents

Preface
List of Abbreviations
1. "Where Tobacco Mosaic Has Led Us"
2. Viruses Enter the Laboratory
3. Crystals at the "Threshold of Life"
4. That "Whirligig of Science": The Ultracentrifuge in Virus Research
5. The War against Polio
6. Viruses and Genes: Phage and TMV as Models
7. Taking TMV to Pieces
8. TMV as an Experimental Model
Bibliography
Index

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