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Author Hoffmann, Peter M.
Title Life's ratchet [electronic resource] : how molecular machines extract order from chaos / Peter M. Hoffmann.
Publication Info. New York : Basic Books, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOKS-DDA    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource.
Note Description based on print version record.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-261) 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Perth, W.A. Available via World Wide Web.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Molecular biology.
Life (Biology)
Added Author Ebooks Corporation
Related To Original 9780465022533 0465022537 0465033369 (DLC) 2012018626
ISBN 0465033369 (electronic bk.)
9780465033362 (electronic bk.)
9780465022533 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0465022537 (hardcover : alk. paper)
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