The book is clearly written by someone intimately acquainted with the science of molecular biology and the personalities involved...Morange concludes his Introduction with the words "Whatever the value of the interpretations put forward here, this book and the historical information it contains will enable others to take us further in the understanding of the molecular revolution in biology." Cambridge, Mass. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85086577> ; http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/mau>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/144162853>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780674001695>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/43960135>.
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Although it is at times difficult to understand (see especially parts of Chapters 14 and 17), it is, for the most part, very clear, informative and original.
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honors students with whom I used this book in teaching were unanimous in their praise. genetics and biochemistry, to the perfection of gene slicing and cloning techniques in the 1980s. molecular biologist, takes us from the turn-of-the-century convergence of. http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/authorities\/subjects\/sh85086577> ; http:\/\/experiment.worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/data\/144162853#Topic\/molekularbiologie>, http:\/\/id.loc.gov\/vocabulary\/countries\/mau>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/entity\/work\/id\/144162853>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780674001695>, http:\/\/worldcat.org\/isbn\/9780674398559>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/606976324>. Check out using a credit card or bank account with. This book is a collection of papers which reflect the recent trends in the philosophy and history of molecular biology. Learn more ››. : Harvard University Press, 1998. Reviewed in the United States on 31 May 2008.
History of science is interpreted widely to include medicine, technology and social studies of science. Every day it seems the media focus on yet another new development in biology--gene therapy, the human genome project, the creation of new varieties of animals and plants through genetic engineering.
Questions addressed include: (i) what are the limits of molecular biology? He also wants to place more emphasis on the role of biochemistry, and to give the French school (as he calls it) a greater role in the history of the subject than has been ascribed to it by British and US writers. ["A History of Molecular Biology" is] well-researched and clearly written...Morange is critical of the triumphalist and reductionist claims of molecular biology, and ends the book by reflecting on its place in the life sciences.
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Michel Morange, himself a molecular biologist, takes us from the turn-of-the-century … This book is definitely worth reading by the non specialist.
This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. The book is enlivened by mini-biographies of the founders of molecular biology: Delbreck, Watson and.\"@, Crick, Monod and Jacob, Nirenberg. JSTOR®, the JSTOR logo, JPASS®, Artstor®, Reveal Digital™ and ITHAKA® are registered trademarks of ITHAKA. Writing from Paris, he is able to stand back from the orthodox story with its focus on "les Anglo-Saxons," giving credit to others such as Nobel prizewinners Andre Lwoff, Jacques Monod and Francois Jacob.--Steven Rose "New Scientist " On the eve of a long weekend, I happened to see this book on the lab bench of one of my colleagues and became interested in it from the first glance.
price for Spain It brings together historians, philosophers, and molecular biologists who reflect on …
Quality as described. Access supplemental materials and multimedia. Please enter your name. Drawing on the important work of American, English, and. biology, includes much thought provoking comment. Molecular biology's two progenitors, genetics and biochemistry, to the perfection of gene splicing and cloning techniques in the 1980s. An important contribution to the history of science, A History of Molecular Biology will also be valued by general readers for its clear explanations of the theory and practice of molecular biology today. The book was written in French and translated by Matthew Cobb, but the translation was uneven and some of the sentence structure did not translate well into English. Michel Morange, himself a molecular biologist, takes us from the turn-of-the-century convergence of molecular biology's two progenitors, genetics and biochemistry, to the perfection of gene splicing and cloning techniques in the 1980s. You can easily create a free account. Unable to add item to Wish List. These possibilities have all emanated from molecular biology. 0 with reviews - Be the first. The developments just mentioned did not happen overnight. There's a problem loading this menu right now.
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Very French oriented ie. commercialization of molecular biology knowledge. Molecular biologists themselves will find Morange\'s historical perspective critical to an understanding of what is at stake in current biological research.\"@, Every day it seems the media focus on yet another new development in biology--gene therapy, the human genome project, the creation of new varieties of animals and plants through genetic engineering. option. Beginning with turn-of-the-century experimentations, this ambitious history covers the story of the transformation of biology over the last 100 years. http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/oclc\/43960135> ; http:\/\/purl.oclc.org\/dataset\/WorldCat> ; http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/43960135#CreativeWork\/unidentifiedOriginalWork>, http:\/\/www.worldcat.org\/title\/-\/oclc\/43960135#PublicationEvent\/cambridge_mass_harvard_university_press_2000>.
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