The Resource A Vital Poison, BBC Worldwide Ltd

A Vital Poison, BBC Worldwide Ltd

Label
A Vital Poison
Title
A Vital Poison
Statement of responsibility
BBC Worldwide Ltd
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This documentary tells the strange story of how researchers discovered that a lethal gas, nitric oxide, was central to some of the most basic functions of our bodies. The program introduces Professor John Gillespie, distinguished research scholar at the University of Glasgow in Scotland and at the Rockefeller Institute in the United States. He is featured along with Nobel laureates Bob Furchgott, Louise Ignarro, and Ferid Murad. These world-renowned scholars together are credited with the discovery of nitric oxide's important role in the cardiovascular and nervous systems
Cataloging source
AzPhAEM
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
9 & up
Language note
Closed-captioned
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • BBC Worldwide Ltd
  • Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
  • Films Media Group
Runtime
49
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human biology
  • Medicine
Technique
live action
Label
A Vital Poison, BBC Worldwide Ltd
Link
http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=36239&xtid=48802
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 12, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Solving Basic Medical Mysteries (1:42) -- Mystery of the NANC System (2:32) -- An Elusive Compound (1:35) -- Blood System Mystery (3:09) -- Narrowing Down Compounds (2:09) -- A Revolutionary Theory (1:43) -- Nitric Oxide (1:33) -- A Radical Discovery (2:23) -- Presenting to the Scientific Community (2:04) -- Measuring Nitric Oxide (1:57) -- An Ancient Evolutionary System (1:38) -- Re-conceptualizing Neurotransmitter Function (3:27) -- One Final Mystery (0:58) -- Nitric Oxide and Cancer (4:18) -- Different Functions of NO (1:23) -- Testing on Humans (2:37) -- Septic Shock (7:38) -- Nitric Oxide Applications (2:45) -- A Medical Breakthrough (2:03) -- Credits: A Vital Poison (0:52)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (49 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
48802
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100048802
  • (OCoLC)836716764
  • (FOD)100048802
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other
Label
A Vital Poison, BBC Worldwide Ltd
Link
http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=36239&xtid=48802
Publication
Note
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on September 12, 2012
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Solving Basic Medical Mysteries (1:42) -- Mystery of the NANC System (2:32) -- An Elusive Compound (1:35) -- Blood System Mystery (3:09) -- Narrowing Down Compounds (2:09) -- A Revolutionary Theory (1:43) -- Nitric Oxide (1:33) -- A Radical Discovery (2:23) -- Presenting to the Scientific Community (2:04) -- Measuring Nitric Oxide (1:57) -- An Ancient Evolutionary System (1:38) -- Re-conceptualizing Neurotransmitter Function (3:27) -- One Final Mystery (0:58) -- Nitric Oxide and Cancer (4:18) -- Different Functions of NO (1:23) -- Testing on Humans (2:37) -- Septic Shock (7:38) -- Nitric Oxide Applications (2:45) -- A Medical Breakthrough (2:03) -- Credits: A Vital Poison (0:52)
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 streaming video file (49 min.)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
48802
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • 100048802
  • (OCoLC)836716764
  • (FOD)100048802
System details
  • Mode of access: Internet
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform
Video recording format
other

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