Exploring Biodiversity

Exploring Biodiversity

The Search for New Medicines

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Two leading biologists discuss their paths of medical discovery based on a deeper understanding of biodiversity. Bonnie L. Bassler examines the molecular mechanisms that bacteria use to communicate with one another. Baldomero Olivera conducts research using the venomous predatory cone snail which has led to a better understanding of ion channels and identification of several therapeutic drug candidates.
Publisher: Chevy Chase, MD : Howard Hughes Medical Institute, c2010
Edition: Version 1.1
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (232 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. (DVD)
Alternative Title: The search for new medicines


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