Melvin Berger Zena Sutherland - Essay

Zena Sutherland

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)

In a fascinating survey of research and findings, [Melvin Berger] makes a complicated subject clear [in Enzymes in Action], explaining the nature of enzymes, the ways in which they act, and the isolation … of a pure enzyme that led, in addition to other experimental work, to the production … of a synthetic enzyme…. Lively, informal, and informative, this is not only good science for the layman, but also a good picture of scientific method. (pp. 117-18)

Zena Sutherland, in Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (© 1972 by the University of Chicago; all rights reserved), April, 1972.

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