Special Topics

Download e-book for kindle: A Century of Nobel Prize Recipients: Chemistry, Physics, and by Francis Leroy

By Francis Leroy

ISBN-10: 0824708768

ISBN-13: 9780824708764

Celebrating a century of innovative contributions to our realizing of lifestyles, the area, and the universe, this encyclopedic table reference lines the discoveries that earned approximately 500 distinct scientists Nobel honors within the parts of chemistry, physics, and medication. the college of Library magazine referred to as it "...eye-catching... unique paintings, colourful captioned drawings of versions and constructions, and diagrams illustrate advanced medical rules and will invite shopping. ...great portraits and attractive format... This ebook contains over 550 complete colour illustrations and images, and is a needs to for the library of any public, college, company, or own library.

Show description

Read Online or Download A Century of Nobel Prize Recipients: Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine PDF

Best special topics books

Download PDF by F.J. Duarte: Tunable Laser Applications

Tunability has additional a major measurement to quite a few laser units and ended in new platforms and purposes. From laser spectroscopy to Bose-Einstein condensation, the only nexus is the tunable laser.
Incorporating 9 completely new chapters, Tunable Laser purposes, moment variation displays the numerous advancements in tunable lasers that experience taken position during the last decade. across the world well-known specialists describe the physics and structure of generally utilized tunable laser assets, emphasizing biomedical purposes of fiber lasers and ultrashort pulsed lasers in addition to laser isotope separation and melanoma photodynamic therapy.
New to the second one Edition—
· Advances in optical parametric oscillators
· Advances in tunable semiconductor lasers
· Solid-state dye lasers
· Laser isotope separation utilizing diode lasers
· scientific functions of table-top coherent X-rays
Outlining new purposes in biology and drugs, this moment variation bargains a well-needed and up to date account of the main promising tunable laser functions.

Harnessing Biological Complexity: An Introduction to by Taishin Nomura PDF

The problem for the biosciences within the twenty-first century is to combine genome sequencing info right into a larger figuring out of biology, body structure, and human pathology. Such makes an attempt at integration are relocating the area towards a brand new iteration of bioscience and bioengineering, the place organic, physiological, and pathological details from people and different dwelling animals should be quantitatively defined in silico throughout a number of scales of time and measurement and during different hierarchies of association — from molecules to cells and organs, to members.

Extra resources for A Century of Nobel Prize Recipients: Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine

Sample text

Bloch who showed that acetate was a precursor. (See Windaus). Liver HO COO - CH 3 CH 3 HO H OH Cholic acid Liver and production of bile acids. Bile acids are critical for digestion and absorption of fats and fat - soluble vitamins in the small intestine. After studying the heart stimulant digitalin and making it the subject of his doctoral thesis, this ex-student of Emil Fischer devoted himself almost exclusively to the chemistry of cholesterol. His work progressed in close association with that of Heinrich Wieland and led to the determination of the structure of the sterol nucleus in 1932, some 30 years after he began his research in this field.

The latter substance, quite complex, is an alkaloid extracted from the seed of a plant called Nux vomica, which grows wild in India. It is used as a stimulant of the central nervous system, with its effect being to increase sensory perceptions such as taste, smell, or vision. 1928 Windaus, Adolf (Berlin, Germany, December 25, 1876 Göttingen, June 9, 1959 ). German chemist. Son of artisans. Nobel Prize for Chemistry for research on sterols, notably vitamin D, that play important biological roles.

1937 Haworth, Walter (Chorley, England, March 19, 1883 Birmingham, March 19, 1950 ) . British chemist. Shared the Nobel Prize for Chemistry with Paul Karrer for his work in determining the chemical structures of carbohydrates and vitamin C. Walter Haworth studied chemistry at the University of Manchester and worked under Perkin on terpenes, a class of lipids. After graduating in 1906, he became William Henry Perkin's assistant. In 1909, he went to Göttingen and met Otto Wallach, who was also engaged in research on terpenes.

Download PDF sample

A Century of Nobel Prize Recipients: Chemistry, Physics, and Medicine by Francis Leroy

by David

Rated 4.24 of 5 – based on 11 votes