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Aglow in the Dark: The Revolutionary Science of Biofluorescence

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In the early 1960s, in a small shack on the Washington coast, ayoung, self-educated Japanese scientist performed an experiment todetermine what made a certain jellyfish glow. The substance hediscovered, green fluorescent protein, would revolutionise molecularbiology, transforming our study of everything from the AIDS virus to theworkings of the brain. Aglow in the Dark follows the path that took thisglowing compound from its inauspicious arrival on the scientific sceneto its present-day eminence as one of the most ...

Aglow in the Dark: The Revolutionary Science of Biofluorescence 2007, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674024137

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Aglow in the Dark: The Revolutionary Science of Biofluorescence 2006, Belknap Press, Cambridge, MA

ISBN-13: 9780674019218

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