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Author Hoffmann, Peter M.

Title Life's ratchet : how molecular machines extract order from chaos / Peter M. Hoffmann.

Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, [2012]


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  572.33 H67    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  572.33 HOFFMANN    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Non Fiction  572.33 HOFFMANN    Check Shelf
 Windsor, Main Library - Adult Department  572.33 HO    Check Shelf
Description vii, 278 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-261) and index.
Contents What is life? -- The life force -- Chance and necessity -- The entropy of a late-night robber -- On a very small scale -- Maxwell's demon and Feynman's ratchet -- The mystery of life -- Twist and route -- The watch and the ribosome -- Making a living -- Life, the universe, and everything.
Subject Molecular biology.
Life (Biology)
ISBN 9780465022533 hardcover alkaline paper $27.99
0465022537 hardcover alkaline paper
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