Blondes in Venetian paintings, the nine-banded armadillo, and other essays in biochemistry (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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Blondes in Venetian paintings, the nine-banded armadillo, and other essays in biochemistry

Author: Konrad Emil Bloch
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this text, the author, a Nobel Prize-winning scientist, muses on various aspects of biochemistry, explaining the chemical basis for many biological phenomena.

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Genre/Form: Essay
Named Person: Konrad Emil Bloch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Konrad Emil Bloch
ISBN: 0300058810 9780300058819 0300070551 9780300070552
OCLC Number: 30360970
Description: xii, 261 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Blondes in Venetian Renaissance Paintings --
2. Evolutionary Perfection of a Small Molecule --
3. Oxygen and Evolution --
4. The Importance of Being Contaminated --
5. Receptors --
6. The Chemical Structure and Biological Function of Sugars --
7. Catabolism and Anabolism --
8. Alternative Pathways --
9. Lactose Intolerance --
10. Two Centuries of Pellagra Research --
11. Animal and Microbial Models --
12. Carnivores, Herbivores, and Omnivores --
13. Biochemistry's Origin and Future.
Responsibility: Konrad Bloch.

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