Agutter, Paul S. 1946-

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Agutter, Paul S. 1946-

PERSONAL:

Born July 14, 1946.

ADDRESSES:

E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Biologist. Theoretical and cellular biology consultant, Glossop, England.

WRITINGS:

Between Nucleus and Cytoplasm, Chapman & Hall (New York, NY), 1991.

(With Philip L. Taylor) The Meaning of Nucleocytoplasmic Transport, Chapman & Hall (New York, NY), 1996.

(With Denys N. Wheatley) About Life: Concepts in Modern Biology, Springer (Dordrecht, Netherlands), 2007.

(With P. Colm Malone) The Aetiology of Deep Venous Thrombosis, Kluwer Academic Publishers Group (Norwell, MA), 2008.

Editor in chief of Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling.

SIDELIGHTS:

Paul S. Agutter told CA: "I first became interested in writing because it is a professional requirement. My work is influenced by problems in medicine and biology that historically have proven philosophically or practically important, and by people who have addressed these problems most effectively.

"My writing process involves hard, slow work with multiple redrafting. The most surprising thing I have learned as a writer is that no matter how lucidly and carefully you write, many people will misread you.

"I hope that my books will make people think and stimulate them into making their own inquiries."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, October, 2007, P.E. Hertz, review of About Life: Concepts in Modern Biology, p. 306.

Quarterly Journal of Medicine: An International Review of Medicine, Volume 99, number 9, September, 2006, review of The Aetiology of Deep Venous Thrombosis, pp. 581-593.

Quarterly Review of Biology, March, 1992, Heinz C. Schroder, review of Between Nucleus and Cytoplasm, p. 47.

SciTech Book News, June, 1991, review of Between Nucleus and Cytoplasm, p. 15; December, 1996, review of The Meaning of Nucleocytoplasmic Transport, p. 31.

ONLINE

Theoretical Biology and Medical Modelling Online,http://www.tbiomed.com/ (February 8, 2008), author profile.