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The Resource The music of life : biology beyond the genome, Denis Noble

The music of life : biology beyond the genome, Denis Noble

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The music of life : biology beyond the genome
Title
The music of life
Title remainder
biology beyond the genome
Statement of responsibility
Denis Noble
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What is Life? This is the question asked by Denis Noble in this very personal and at times deeply lyrical book. Noble is a renowned physiologist and systems biologist, and he argues that the genome is not life itself: to understand what life is, we must view it at a variety of different levels, all interacting with each other in a complex web. It is that emergent web, full of feedback between levels, from the gene to the wider environment, that is life. - ;What is Life? Decades of research have resulted in the full mapping of the human genome - three billion pairs of code whose functions are o
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Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1936-
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Noble, Denis
Dewey number
570
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH501
LC item number
.N633 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2006 I-062
  • QH 501
NLM item number
N775m 2006
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Life (Biology)
  • Life
  • Biology
  • Biological Evolution
  • Genome, Human
  • Physiological Phenomena
  • NATURE
  • SCIENCE
  • SCIENCE
  • Life (Biology)
Label
The music of life : biology beyond the genome, Denis Noble
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-146) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1. The CD of Life: the Genome; 2. The Organ of 30,000 Pipes; 3. The Score: is it Written Down?; 4. The Conductor: Downward Causation; 5. The Rhythm Section: the Heartbeat and other Rhythms; 6. The Orchestra: Organs and Systems of the Body; 7. Modes and Keys: Cellular Harmony; 8. The Composer: Evolution; 9. The Opera Theatre: the Brain; 10. Curtain Call: the Artist Disappears; Bibliography; Index
Control code
170965452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 153 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199295739
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)170965452
Label
The music of life : biology beyond the genome, Denis Noble
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 144-146) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction; 1. The CD of Life: the Genome; 2. The Organ of 30,000 Pipes; 3. The Score: is it Written Down?; 4. The Conductor: Downward Causation; 5. The Rhythm Section: the Heartbeat and other Rhythms; 6. The Orchestra: Organs and Systems of the Body; 7. Modes and Keys: Cellular Harmony; 8. The Composer: Evolution; 9. The Opera Theatre: the Brain; 10. Curtain Call: the Artist Disappears; Bibliography; Index
Control code
170965452
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 153 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199295739
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)170965452

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