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Adrenaline

Author: Brian B Hoffman
Publisher: Cambridge : Harvard University Press, cop. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian B Hoffman
ISBN: 9780674050884 0674050886
OCLC Number: 867588663
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 269-280.
Description: 1 vol. (298 p.) : ill. ; 22 cm
Contents: 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.
Responsibility: Brian B. Hoffman.
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Hoffman brings to life many of the characters that feature in the discovery of adrenaline and the development of related drugs from pioneering scientists to the numerous individuals who would have Read more...

 
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