The book reflects the explosive development of biochemistry and molecular biology and related sciences that had led to the almost unique situation of these fields coming of age at a time when their founding fathers, or their scientific children, were alive and well.
The contributions in this volume encompass a wide variety of experiences in many different countries and in very different fields of biochemistry.
and of other places (T. Wieland). 3. Stepping stones
building bridges (B. Witkop). 4. Recollections: Vacillation of a classical biochemist (E.J.M. Helmreich). 5. These are the moments when we live! From thunberg tubes and manometry to phone, fax and fedex (H. Beinert). 6. Chorismic acid and beyond (F. Gibson). 7. Charge separation: A personal involvement in fundamental biological process (R.N. Robertson). 8. A biochemical autobiography (C. Rimington). 9. The importance of asking questions (P.N. Campbell).