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The Resource A planet of viruses, Carl Zimmer

A planet of viruses, Carl Zimmer

Label
A planet of viruses
Title
A planet of viruses
Statement of responsibility
Carl Zimmer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book explores the hidden world of viruses -a world that each of us inhabits. Here Carl Zimmer, popular science writer and author of Discover magazine's award-winning blog The Loom, presents the latest research on how viruses hold sway over our lives and our biosphere, how viruses helped give rise to the first life-forms, how viruses are producing new diseases, how we can harness viruses for our own ends, and how viruses will ocntinue to control our fate for years to come
Writing style
Award
Booklist Editors' Choice, 2011.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10013828
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Zimmer, Carl
Dewey number
362.196/9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Viruses
Label
A planet of viruses, Carl Zimmer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-101) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A contagious living fluid" : tobacco mosaic virus -- Old companions -- The uncommon cold: rhinovirus -- Looking down from the stars : influenza virus -- Rabbits with horns : papillomavirus -- Everywhere, in all things -- The enemy of our enemy : bacteriophages -- Oceans of viruses : marine phages -- The infected genome : endogenous retroviruses -- The viral future -- The young scourge : human immunodeficiency virus -- Becoming an American : West Nile virus -- Predicting the next plague : severe acute respiratory syndrome -- The long goodbye : smallpox -- The alien in the watercooler : mimivirus
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 109 pages
Isbn
9780226983356
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010036742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)660161984
  • 1/552955
  • OCoLC
Label
A planet of viruses, Carl Zimmer
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 97-101) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
"A contagious living fluid" : tobacco mosaic virus -- Old companions -- The uncommon cold: rhinovirus -- Looking down from the stars : influenza virus -- Rabbits with horns : papillomavirus -- Everywhere, in all things -- The enemy of our enemy : bacteriophages -- Oceans of viruses : marine phages -- The infected genome : endogenous retroviruses -- The viral future -- The young scourge : human immunodeficiency virus -- Becoming an American : West Nile virus -- Predicting the next plague : severe acute respiratory syndrome -- The long goodbye : smallpox -- The alien in the watercooler : mimivirus
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
x, 109 pages
Isbn
9780226983356
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2010036742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)660161984
  • 1/552955
  • OCoLC

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