Emperor of Enzymes: A Biography of Arthur Kornberg, Biochemist and Nobel Laureate

ISBN: 9789814699815
Publisher: World Scientific Publishing Company
Edition: 1
Publication Date: 2016-02-28
Number of pages: 350
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This book chronicles the life and work of the late Arthur Kornberg, one of the premier biochemists in the world, who discovered the enzyme Dna polymerase, a key enzyme required for the biosynthesis of Dna. The book provides readers with a view of the personality and character of one of the great biochemists of the late 20th century, as well as insights into the origin and growth of the discipline of nucleic acid biochemistry, especially the biosynthesis of Dna. The book consists of 17 chapters that trace the life and work of Arthur Kornberg.

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