Life of a Virus Tobacco Mosaic Virus as an Experimental Model, 1930-1965
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In this text, Angela N.H. Creager introduces the reader to the plant virus that taught much of what we know about all viruses, including the lethal ones, and that also played a crucial role in the development of molecular biology.
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2001
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Angela N. H. Creager is the Philip and Beulah Rollins Professor of History at Princeton University.
|Preface List of Abbreviations|
|"Where Tobacco Mosaic Has Led Us"|
|Viruses Enter the Laboratory|
|Crystals at the "Threshold of Life"|
|That "Whirligig of Science": The Ultracentrifuge in Virus Research|
|The War against Polio|
|Viruses and Genes: Phage and TMV as Models|
|Taking TMV to Pieces|
|TMV as an Experimental Model Bibliography Index|