Who Wrote the Book of Life? A History of the Genetic Code (Writing Science)

Lily Kay

Details of book

  • Publisher: Stanford University Press /
  • Publish date: March 21, 2000 /
  • ISBN-13: 9780804734172 /
  • Format: Paperback /
  • Pages: 472 /
  • Genres: /
  • Subjects: Genetics (non-medical), History of medicine, Research, Science, Science/Mathematics, Life Sciences - Genetics & Genomics, Science / Genetics, Genetic code, History /
  • Series: /
  • Edition: 1 edition /
  • Language: eng /
  • Weight: 1.4 pounds /
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.1 x 1.2 inches /
  • Other titles: /
  • First sentence: The human genome is now generally viewed as an information system and, more specifically, as a Book of Life written in the language of DNA, or DNA code, to be read and edited. /
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Description

The human genome is now generally viewed as an information system and, more specifically, as a Book of Life written in the language of DNA, or DNA code, to be read and edited.