Dorothy Needham’s study of the historical development of the biochemistry of muscular contraction has resulted in a book that is long, very important, elegantly. Machina Carnis. The Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction in Its Historical Development. Dorothy M. Needham. Cambridge University Press, New York, Originally published in , this is an account of the centuries of experiment and speculation that have led to our understanding of how muscles work. The book.
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Machina carnis. The Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction in its Historical Development
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Finally it shows how the energy metabolism first elucidated for the mechanical work of muscle has been found to explain most of the other kinds of work done by cells, as in light production, secretion, ionic transport and electrical discharge. Create a personal account to register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles. Contents Muscle metabolism after the Chemical Revolution lactic acid.
In form and style the book is an interpretative review of carnid relatively recent literature to a greater extent than it is a historical study. Sign in to make a comment Sign in to your personal account.
The book traces all the developments in the field since and devotes special attention to the breakthroughs made in the last century. Account Options Sign in. Such a review necessarily encompasses a great deal of abstruse material. The Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction in mcahina Historical Register for email alerts with links to free full-text articles Access PDFs of free articles Manage your interests Save searches and receive search alerts.
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Energy provision and contractile proteins in nonmuscular. Dorothy Needham’s study of the historical development of the biochemistry of muscular contraction has resulted in a book that is long, very important, elegantly illustrated, magnificently produced, intelligently indexed, and very expensive. Cambridge University PressNov 30, – Science – pages.
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Machina Carnis: The Biochemistry of Muscular Contraction in Its Historical Development
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Many details and even many major themes will elude the reader who is not a biochemist. Enzymic and other effects of denervation crossinnervation.
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