Alice's Adventures In Molecular Biology

Alice's Adventures In Molecular Biology

By: Arieh Ben-Naim (author), Roberta Ben-Naim (author)Hardback

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The refreshing approach taken by the authors combined with a clearly written prose renders this book `within reach' for most people, especially those who are uninitiated in the field of molecular biology but are interested to learn more about it. To date, there is no other book of this kind that discusses the fundamentals of molecular biology in a lighter fashion.In this book, scientific facts are melded with fiction and the account is imbibed with humor. The book will make for an interesting and enjoyable reading experience and will provide useful insights into molecular biology for a wide target audience.


Alice Returns to Class; DNA, the Carrier of the Genetic Information; Protein, the Multi-Purpose, Multi-Functional Molecules; The Translation of the Information from the DNA Language to the Protein Language; Alice Revisits Professor Holmes' Laboratory; Water Loving and Water Fearing Molecules; Alice's Exposure to the Protein Folding Problem; Alice's First Experience with Protein Folding; How Proteins Associate to Form Large Assemblies; Alice Takes a Guided Tour to the Protein Assembly Line; Self-Assembly of Proteins and Other Stuff; Hemoglobin, the Efficient Carrier of Oxygen; Enzymes, the Accelerators of Chemical Reactions; Molecular Recognition; The Extended Picture of the Central Dogma; Alice Bids Professor Holmes Adieu and Gets a Bonus from Kofeau.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9789814417242
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 172
  • ID: 9789814417242
  • ISBN10: 9814417246

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