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Life of a Virus Tobacco Mosaic Virus as an Experimental Model, 1930-1965

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ISBN-10: 0226120260

ISBN-13: 9780226120263

Edition: 2nd 2001

Authors: Angela N. H. Creager

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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.
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Book details

Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 12/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 398
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

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