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Rita Levi-Montalcini persevered under some tough working conditions to win a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1986. Lisa Yount does a good job of explaining Levi-Montalcini's scientific career.

Rita Levi-Montalcini persevered under some tough working conditions to win a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1986. I also appreciated the insights into Giuseppe Levi, a remarkable mentor to three Nobel Prize winners: Levi-Montalcini, Salvador Luria, and Renato Dulbecco. 2 people found this helpful.

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As Rita Levi-Montalcini shows, this woman's incredible persistence and faith in herself allowed her to persevere through tough opposition and earn a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1986.

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NGF was the first growth factor identified, for its action on the morphological differentiation of nerve .

NGF was the first growth factor identified, for its action on the morphological differentiation of nerve cells. Later, its effect on neuronal cells of the peripheral and central nervous systems, and on several non-neuronal cells was also determined. Thus, Levi-Montalcini's work on NGF represents, as acknowledged by the Nobel Prize Assembly in its press release of 13 October 1986, "a fascinating example of how a skilled observer can create a concept out of apparent chaos".

Growth factors are naturally occurring, essential biological mediators that promote cell growth, differentiation, survival and function in specific nerve cell . Personal name as subject.

Growth factors are naturally occurring, essential biological mediators that promote cell growth, differentiation, survival and function in specific nerve cell populations. The discovery of nerve growth factor (NGF) by Rita Levi-Montalcini in the 1950s represents an important milestone in the processes that led to modern cell biology. NGF was the first growth factor identified, for its action on the morphological differentiation of nerve cells. NCI CPTAC Assay Portal.

On Wednesday 22 April 2009, rita levi-Montalcini, nobel Prize laureate and discoverer of the first neural growth factor .

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book by Ray Spangenburg. As a woman growing up in early 20th-century Italy, Rita Levi-Montalcini was expected to marry, not pursue an education. Against the objections of her father, she attended Turin School of Medicine, graduating with honors as an . But her hopes of an academic position vanished with the fascist Italian government's persecution of the Jews in the late 1930s and early 1940s.

Examines the life of Rita Levi-Montalcini, a woman scientist who won the Nobel Prize for her research in neurology.

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Camper
Anyone interested in history and in a very intelligent and determined person, this is excellent. She was amazing.
Dammy
Rita Levi-Montalcini persevered under some tough working conditions to win a Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1986. Lisa Yount does a good job of explaining Levi-Montalcini's scientific career. I also appreciated the insights into Giuseppe Levi, a remarkable mentor to three Nobel Prize winners: Levi-Montalcini, Salvador Luria, and Renato Dulbecco

The next time I think I am having a tough time on a research project, I will re-read what Levi-Montalcini endured and get back to work.
Rita Levi-Montalcini: Discoverer of Nerve Growth Factor (Makers of Modern Science) download epub
Biographies
Author: Lisa Yount
ISBN: 0816061718
Category: Teen & Young Adult
Subcategory: Biographies
Language: English
Publisher: Chelsea House Publications (March 1, 2009)
Pages: 150 pages