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Perutz, Max F.

Overview
Works: 81 works in 282 publications in 7 languages and 4,722 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Miscellanea  Conference papers and proceedings  History  Records and correspondence  Atlases  Methods (Music) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Commentator, Interviewee
Classifications: QD431, 500
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Is science necessary? : essays on science and scientists by Max F Perutz( Book )

33 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in 6 languages and held by 1,058 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science and food production, health, energy, population growth - Science in war - Great scientists (Alexander Fleming, Ernest Rutherford, Max Planck, Francis Crick, James Watson, Chaim Weizmann)
I wish I'd made you angry earlier : essays on science, scientists, and humanity by Max F Perutz( Book )

27 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Science is no quiet life. Imagination, creativity, ambition, and conflict are as vital and abundant in science as in artistic endeavors. In this collection of essays, the Nobel Prize-winning protein chemist Max Perutz writes about the pursuit of scientific knowledge, which he sees as an enterprise providing not just new facts but cause for reflection and revelation, as in a poem or painting." "Perutz seeks to convince us that science is a passionate enterprise and the pursuit of knowledge a sortie into the unknown. There is no more persuasive advocate. These pages are filled with portraits of twentieth-century giants, Pauling, Meitner, Bragg, Haber, Medawar, Szilard, Jacob, Krebs, and others. There are entertaining glimpses of Perutz's own long and exceptional life: his flight from Vienna in the 30's and internment in Britain as an enemy alien in World War II, rescue from the sea after a U-boat attack, involvement in a scheme to make ships of ice for refuelling aircraft in the North Atlantic, and after the war his intense, ten-year struggle to perfect a new way of understanding protein structure and function. Perutz is an eloquent spokesman for humanitarian causes, and his observations on abortion issues, nuclear fuel reprocessing, and human rights reflect a lifelong concern for both social justice and scientific integrity."--Jacket
Proteins and nucleic acids : structure and function by Max F Perutz( Book )

21 editions published between 1962 and 1964 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Protein structure : new approaches to disease and therapy by Max F Perutz( Book )

11 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 456 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mechanisms of cooperativity and allosteric regulation in proteins by Max F Perutz( Book )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and Japanese and held by 324 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Resources and population : natural, institutional, and demographic dimsensions of development by Study Week on "Resources and Population"( Book )

20 editions published between 1996 and 2002 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book originated in a study week organized by the Pontifical Academy of Sciences to bring the best available scientific evidence to bear on this complex and still inadequately explored topic. The study week brought together experts in demography and from the physical, biological, political, economic, anthropological, religious, cultural, and health sciences, to investigate past experience and observed trends. Through this multidisciplinary analysis, a reference base was assembled that is factual, amply documented, and as scientifically sound as possible
Glutamine repeats and neurodegenerative diseases : molecular aspects by Royal Society (Great Britain)( Book )

12 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 129 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ging's ohne Forschung besser? : der Einfluss der Naturwissenschaften auf die Gesellschaft by Max F Perutz( Book )

15 editions published between 1982 and 1988 in German and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science is not a quiet life : unravelling the atomic mechanism of haemoglobin by Max F Perutz( Book )

13 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Linus Pauling called haemoglobin the most interesting and important of molecules. This important volume shows how X-ray crystallography was used to determine its bewilderingly complex atomic structure and to unravel the stereochemical mechanisms of its respiratory functions. It introduces isomorphous replacement with heavy atoms which led to the first protein structures, haemoglobin and its simpler relative myoglobin. Later papers deal with the stereochemistry of the cooperative effects of haemoglobin, with the relationships between the structures and impaired functions of abnormal haemoglobin
Haemoglobin and myoglobin by G Fermi( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Structures des protéines : pathologie et approches thérapeutiques by Max F Perutz( Book )

3 editions published in 1996 in French and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La science comme aventure humaine by Max F Perutz( Book )

3 editions published in 2000 in French and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'auteur, prix Nobel 1972, décrit la science comme une aventure pleine de passions: intrigues, jeux de pouvoirs, histoires d'amour ... [SDM]
The structure and action of proteins by Richard Earl Dickerson( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in French and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rules of the game; Bircks and mortar-the structural proteins; Molecular carriers; Molecular catalysts; The next step up
Molekularbiologie : Bausteine des Lebendigen : 21 Wissenschaftler berichten verständlich über die wichtigsten Entdeckungen( Book )

7 editions published between 1967 and 1969 in German and Undetermined and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The living universe; an encyclopaedia of the biological sciences by Albert Delaunay( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los científicos, la ciencia y la humanidad : ojalá te hubiese hecho enojar antes by Max F Perutz( Book )

4 editions published in 2002 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of molecular structures in biology by G Fermi( Book )

8 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ich hätte Sie schon früher ärgern sollen : Aufsätze über Wissenschaft, Wissenschaftler und die Menschheit by Max F Perutz( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in German and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brussels Hemoglobin Symposium : 23th [sic] to 24th July 1983, president, Professor Max Perutz by Symposium on Hemoglobin( Book )

2 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Spaccare l'atomo in quattro : la scienza, gli scienziati e altre storie by Max F Perutz( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in Italian and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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I wish I'd made you angry earlier : essays on science, scientists, and humanity
Alternative Names
Max F. Perutz

Max Ferdinand Perutz

Max Ferdinand Perutz biòleg britànic, nascut a Àustria

Max Ferdinand Perutz österreichisch-englischer Chemiker und Nobelpreisträger für Chemie

Max Perutz Austrian-born British molecular biologist

Max Perutz biochemik brytyjski

Max Perutz biologo austriaco

Max Perutz biólogo inglés

Max Perutz Brits bioloog (1914-2002)

Max Perutz Rakouský biolog a nositel Nobelovy ceny

Maximus Ferdinandus Perutz

Peruty, M. F.

Perutz, M. F.

Perutz, M. F. 1914-2002

Perutz, M. F. (Max F.)

Perutz, Max.

Perutz, Max 1914-

Perutz, Max 1914-2002

Perutz, Max F.

Perutz, Max F. 1914-2002

Perutz, Max Ferdinand.

Perutz, Max Ferdinand 1914-2002

Макс Перуц

Макс Фердинанд Перуц

Макс Фердынанд Перуц

Перуц, Макс Фердинанд

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מקס פרוץ

ماكس بيروتز، 1914-2002

ماكس بيروتس

ماکس پراتز

میکس پیروٹز

میکس پیرٹز

ম্যাক্স ফার্দিনান্দ পেরুতয

막스 페루츠

맥스 퍼루츠

ペルツ, マックス

マックス・ペルーツ

马克斯·佩鲁茨

Languages
English (172)

German (20)

French (10)

Italian (6)

Spanish (6)

Japanese (4)

Arabic (1)

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Mechanisms of cooperativity and allosteric regulation in proteinsResources and population : natural, institutional, and demographic dimsensions of developmentGlutamine repeats and neurodegenerative diseases : molecular aspectsScience is not a quiet life : unravelling the atomic mechanism of haemoglobinLos científicos, la ciencia y la humanidad : ojalá te hubiese hecho enojar antesWhat a time I am having : selected letters of Max Perutz