The Discovery of Insulin download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Bliss

The Discovery of Insulin download free [PDF and Ebook] by Michael Bliss year 2007
  • Book name: The Discovery of Insulin
  • Author: Michael Bliss
  • Release date: 2007/8/31
  • Publisher: THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Medical
  • ISBN: 9780226058993
  • Rating: 8.48 of 10
  • Votes: 789
  • Review by: Hazel Jefferson
  • Review rating: 8.41 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/29
  • Total pages: 308
  • Includes a PDF summary of 25 pages
  • Description or summary of the book: When insulin was discovered in the early 1920s, even jaded professionals marveled at how it brought starved, sometimes comatose diabetics back to life. In this now-classic history, Michael Bliss unearths a wealth of material, ranging from the unpublished memoirs of scientists to the confidential appraisals of insulin by members of the Nobel Committee. He also resolves a long-standing controversy that dates back to the awarding of the Nobel to F. G. Banting and J. J. R. Macleod for their work on insulin: because each insisted on sharing the prize with an additional associate, medical opinion was intensely divided over the allotment of credit for the discovery. Bliss also offers a wealth of new detail on such subjects as the treatment of diabetes before insulin and the life-and-death struggle to manufacture it.
  • Estimated reading time (average reader): 20H52M31S
  • Other categories, genre or collection: History Of Science, Diabetes, Physiology, History Of Medicine
  • Available formats: TXT, DjVu, DOC, EPUB, PDF, LRF, WORD, FB2. Compressed in CPIO, RAR, LZMA, TAR.GZ, ZIP
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  • Format: Paperback
  • Approximate value: 51.33 USD
  • Dimensions: 152x229x17.78mm
  • Weight: 417.3g
  • Printed by: University of Chicago Press
  • Published in: Chicago, IL, United States
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