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Title:
Life's greatest secret : the race to crack the genetic code
Author:
Cobb, Matthew.
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Publication Information:
New York : Basic Books, 2015.

©2015
Physical Description:
xiv, 434 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary:
"'Life s Greatest Secret' is the story of the discovery and cracking of the genetic code, the thing that ultimately enables a spiraling molecule to give rise to the life that exists all around us"--
General Note:
"First published in Great Britain in 2015 by Profile Books Ltd"--Title-page verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
Genes before DNA -- Information is everywhere -- The transformation of genes -- A slow revolution -- The age of control -- The double helix -- Genetic information -- The central dogma -- Enzyme cybernetics -- Enter the outsides -- The race -- Update -- Surprises and sequences -- The central dogma revisited -- Brave new world -- Origins and meanings.
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ISBN:
9780465062676
Format :
Book