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Author Wolpert, L. (Lewis)

Title How we live and why we die : the secret lives of cells / Lewis Wolpert.

Publication Info. New York, NY : W.W. Norton & Co., [2009]


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 Berlin-Peck Memorial Library - Non Fiction  571.6 WOLPERT    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Non Fiction  571.6 W836    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Adult Department  571.6 WOLPERT    Check Shelf
 Manchester, Main Library - Non Fiction  571.6 WOLPERT    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  571.6 WOL    DUE 06-03-21 Billed
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  571.6 W866H    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Non Fiction  571.6 WOLPERT    Check Shelf
Edition First American edition.
Description 240 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (page 223) and index.
Contents Introduction : the miraculous cell -- Discovery : how science made plain the facts of life -- How we live : how cells replicate, maintain order, evolve, and die -- How we function : how proteins determine the work of cells -- How genes work : how DNA encodes proteins -- How our cells are replaced : how stem cells self-replicate -- How we become human : how we develop from a single cell -- How we reproduce : how meiosis works -- How we move, think, and feel : how nerve cells communicate -- How we grow and why we age : how cells multiply, enlarge, and decline -- How we survive : how cells defend against bacteria and viruses -- How cancer strikes : how rogue cells form tumours -- How diseases are caused : when cells behave abnormally -- The origins of life : the mystery of the first cell.
Subject Cytology -- Popular works.
Developmental cytology -- Popular works.
Cells -- cytology.
Cell Physiological Phenomena.
Added Title Secret lives of cells
ISBN 9780393072211 hardcover
0393072215 hardcover
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