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Schrödinger, Erwin: What Is Life?
The Physical Aspect of the Living Cell
Cambridge: University Press. 1948

What is Life?

In another field Erwin Schrödinger has unexpected success. His Book "What is Life", which is based on a series of popular lectures, develops one of the most essential ideas of modern biology, the genetic code. With more than 100,000 sold copies, this publication becomes Schrödinger’s most popular work.