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Adrenaline

Autor Brian B Hoffman
Vydavatel: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013.
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Famous as the catalyst of the fight or flight response, adrenaline has also received forensic attention as a perfect, untraceable poison, and rumors persist of its power to revive the dead. True to the spirit of its topic, this book is a stimulating journey that reveals the truth behind adrenaline's scientific importance and popular appeal. Inducing highs of excitement, anger, and terror, adrenaline fuels the  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: History
Doplňující formát: Online version:
Hoffman, Brian B.
Adrenaline.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2013
(OCoLC)836870540
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Brian B Hoffman
ISBN: 9780674050884 0674050886
OCLC číslo: 808769550
Popis: 298 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Obsahy: The Goldilocks principle --
Ruled by glands --
A country doctors remarkable discovery --
Finding a needle in a haystack --
Adrenaline zips from bench to bedside --
Mind the gap --
How adrenaline stimulates cells --
Lock and key --
New drugs from old molecules --
Adrenaline junkies.
Odpovědnost: Brian B. Hoffman.

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Famous as the catalyst of the fight or flight response, adrenaline has also received forensic attention as a perfect, untraceable poison--and rumors persist of its power to revive the dead. True to  Přečíst více...

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