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The Nobel Prize winning discoveries in infectious diseases.

Author: David Rifkind
Publisher: England : ACADEMIC Press INC, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Russian

Presents the 24 discoveries in infectious diseases that have merited Nobel Prize recognition since the inception of the awards. Grouped according to biological groups, each discovery includes a  Read more...


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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Rifkind
ISBN: 0123693535 9780123693532 0123693659 9780123693655
OCLC Number: 174042894
Description: pages
Contents: Part A: Immunity Introduction to Part A: IMMUNITY Chapter 1: SEROTHERAPY Chapter 2: ANTIMICROBIAL DEFENSES Chapter 3: MHC RESTRICTION Part B: Antimicrobials Introduction to Part B: ANTIMICROBIALS Chapter 4: PRONTOSIL AND THE SULFONAMIDES Chapter 5: PENICILLIN Chapter 6: STREPTOMYCIN Chapter 7: CHEMOTHERAPEUTIC AGENTS Part C: Bacteria Introduction to Part C: BACTERIA Chapter 8: TUBERCULOSIS Chapter 9: TYPHUS Chapter 10: SYPHILIS THERAPY Part D: Viruses Introduction to Part D: VIRUSES Chapter 11: TOBACCO MOSAIC VIRUS Chapter 12: YELLOW FEVER Chapter 13: POLIOMYELITIS VIRUS Chapter 14: HEPATITIS B VIRUS Chapter 15: BACTERIOPHAGE Chapter 16: BACTERIOPHAGE LYSOGENY Chapter 17: ROUS SARCOMA VIRUS Chapter 18: POLYOMA VIRUS Chapter 19: REVERSE TRANSCRIPTASE Chapter 20: VIRAL ONCOGENES Chapter 21: KURU Chapter 22: PRIONS Part E: Parasites Introduction to Part E: PARASITES Chapter 23: MALARIA Chapter 24: CANCER PARASITE Chapter 25: DDT COUNTERPOINT: HIV/AIDS INDEX


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"Rifkind and Freeman's account serves as an introduction for the general reader to microbiology, immunology and infectious diseases...There are also some interesting points for the specialist."- Read more...

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