The Structures of Life
Publisher: National Institutes of Health 2007
Number of pages: 66
A fascinating and easy-to-read book about the structures of life. From the contents: Proteins are the Body's Worker Molecules; X-Ray Crystallography: Art Marries Science; The World of NMR: Magnets, Radio Waves, and Detective Work; Structure-based Drug Design: From the Computer to the Clinic; Beyond Drug Design.
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