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The Resource Life's ratchet : how molecular machines extract order from chaos, Peter M. Hoffmann

Life's ratchet : how molecular machines extract order from chaos, Peter M. Hoffmann

Label
Life's ratchet : how molecular machines extract order from chaos
Title
Life's ratchet
Title remainder
how molecular machines extract order from chaos
Statement of responsibility
Peter M. Hoffmann
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Hoffmann, Peter M
Dewey number
572/.33
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH506
LC item number
.H636 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Molecular biology
  • Bioenergetics
  • Life (Biology)
Label
Life's ratchet : how molecular machines extract order from chaos, Peter M. Hoffmann
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is life? -- The life force -- Chance and necessity -- The entropy of a late-night robber -- On a very small scale -- Maxwell's demon and Feynman's ratchet -- The mystery of life -- Twist and route -- The watch and the ribosome -- Making a living -- Life, the universe, and everything
Control code
ocn808107321
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780465022533
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012018626
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)808107321
Label
Life's ratchet : how molecular machines extract order from chaos, Peter M. Hoffmann
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
What is life? -- The life force -- Chance and necessity -- The entropy of a late-night robber -- On a very small scale -- Maxwell's demon and Feynman's ratchet -- The mystery of life -- Twist and route -- The watch and the ribosome -- Making a living -- Life, the universe, and everything
Control code
ocn808107321
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
vii, 278 p.
Isbn
9780465022533
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012018626
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)808107321

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