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Archibald Garrod & the Individuality of Man
Archibald Garrod & the Individuality of Man

 
Our Price: $30.00
Year: 1993
Pages: 227
Binding Paperback
ISBN 192621459

Product Code: 1422380041

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Alexander G. Bearn (au); Joseph L. Goldstein (fr); Michael S. Brown (fr). Students of biology learn that Archibald Garrod (1857-1936) advanced the concept of inborn errors of metabolism through brilliant insights into patients with rare genetic diseases. Garrod’s two other prescient concepts are often overlooked: (1) the concept of the chemical uniqueness of the individual, which prefigured the modern appreciation of individual predisposition to disease; & (2) the concept of the physician-scientist, which prefigured the modern revolution in biomedical research. All three concepts are brought into sharp focus in this incisive biography, written devotedly by Alexander G. Bearn, a disciple whose own career is based firmly on the Garrodian tradition. Illustrations.

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