Kenneth C. Holmes's Aaron Klug - A Long Way from Durban: A Biography PDF

By Kenneth C. Holmes

ISBN-10: 1107147379

ISBN-13: 9781107147379

The atomic constructions of macromolecules give you the key to figuring out how existence works. Aaron Klug led the way in which within the improvement of tools for fixing such buildings and is among the pioneers of structural molecular biology. He was once offered a Nobel Prize in 1982 for his paintings. Illuminating either his own lifestyles and medical achievements, this specific biography starts with Klug's formative years in Durban and his reports at Johannesburg, Cape city after which Trinity collage, Cambridge. Holmes proceeds to discover Klug's profession from his paintings at the constitution of viruses with Rosalind Franklin at Birkbeck university, London to his time as Director of the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) in Cambridge and as President of the Royal Society. Drawing on their long term collaboration, interviews and distinctive entry to Klug's documents, Holmes offers a desirable account of an cutting edge guy and his position within the historical past of structural molecular biology.

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