- Hardcover: 352 pages
- Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company; 1St Edition edition (September 24, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0393078035
- ISBN-13: 978-0393078039
- Product Dimensions: 6.5 x 1.2 x 9.5 inches
- Shipping Weight: 1.6 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 50 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #515,286 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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About the Author
Frances Ashcroft is an award-winning scientist, a professor of physiology at the University of Oxford, a Fellow of both Trinity College Oxford and the Royal Society, and an internationally best-selling author. She lives in Oxford, UK.
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For the inquisitive mind, this book provides a substantial set of thought-provoking topics that will broaden horizons and open doors to new ideas.
The book is easily read, understood and a complicated part of human physiology is explained very well.
I would even consider it suitable for a textbook or addition to any class discussing human physiology.
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