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Biochemical evolution : the pursuit of perfection

Author: Athel Cornish-Bowden
Publisher: New York : Garland Science, Taylor & Francis Group, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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Biochemical Evolution: The Pursuit of Perfection, Second Edition by Athel Cornish-Bowden describes the relationship between biochemistry and evolutionary biology, arguing that each depends on the other to be properly understood. There are many aspects of evolution that make sense only in the light of biochemical knowledge, just as there are many as
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2016013922
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Athel Cornish-Bowden
ISBN: 9780429258800 0429258801 9781315453163 1315453169
OCLC Number: 1100422756
Notes: Revised edition of The pursuit of perfection : aspects of biochemical evolution / Athel Cornish-Bowden. 2004.
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 274 pages : illustrations.)
Contents: Some basic biochemistry --
The nuts and bolts of evolution --
Adaptation and accidents --
Metabolism and cells --
The games cells play --
The perfect molecule --
Fear of phantoms --
Living on a knife edge --
Brown eyes and blue --
An economy that works --
Failures of natural selection --
A small corner of the universe --
Aspects of cancer --
The meaning of life --
The age of endarkenment.
Other Titles: Pursuit of perfection
Responsibility: Athel Cornish-Bowden.

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