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George Beadle, an Uncommon Farmer: The Emergence of Genetics in the 2th Century

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George Beadle, an Uncommon Farmer: The Emergence of Genetics in the 2th Century - Berg, Paul, and Singer, Maxine
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George Beadle was a towering scientific figure whose work from the 1930s to 1960 marked the transition from classical genetics to the molecular era. Among other distinctions, he made the pivotal, Nobel Prize-winning discovery with Edward Tatum that the role of genes is to specify proteins. From 1946 to 1960 he led the Caltech Biology Division, rebuilding it to a powerhouse in molecular biology, and afterwards became a successful President of the University of Chicago. This is the first biography of a giant of genetics, ...

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George Beadle, an Uncommon Farmer: The Emergence of Genetics in the 2th Century 2005, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press

ISBN-13: 9780879697631

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