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Genes, Development and Cancer: The Life and Work of Edward B. Lewis

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- For the first time, Nobel Prize winner, Edward B. Lewis' research papers are published within one volume

- Papers are organized into sections that reflect the focus of the research

- Commentaries by Howard Lipshitz highlight key methods and results by explaining the science so it is accessible to upper-level undergraduates, graduate students, and professional researchers
Hardcover, 557 pages
Published January 1st 2004 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
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Jul 27, 2009 Matthew marked it as to-read
A compendium of the seminal works of Caltech Professor Edward B. Lewis ("Keith's dad"), who for over 60 years, straddled classical genetics and the emergent field of developmental genetics. Lewis' Nobel Prize-winning work further elevated the Drosophila melanogaster fruit fly as the preeminent model for the genetic study of embryonic development. Lewis' discovery and characterization of the first homeotic gene complex, Bithorax, marked the start of a entirely new field of research. The book also ...more
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