For the Love of Enzymes: The Odyssey of a Biochemist

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9780674307766: For the Love of Enzymes: The Odyssey of a Biochemist

Winner of the American Medical Writers' Association Book Award, this volume describes, with observations on the process of scientific research, the author's successive research problems, the challenges they presented and the ultimate accomplishments that resulted.

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Arthur Kornberg received a Nobel Prize for the laboratory synthesis of DNA. He is currently Professor of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine.

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