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The new foundations of evolution : on the tree of life /

Author: Jan Sapp
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2009.
Edition/Format: Book Book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jan Sapp
ISBN: 9780195388497 0195388496 9780195388503 019538850X
Language Note: English
Unique Identifier: 538300351
Description: xvi, 425 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Animal, vegetable, or mineral? -- Microbes first -- The germ of phylogeny -- Creatures void of form -- About chaos -- Kingdoms at biology's borders -- The prokaryote and the eukaryote -- On the unity of life -- Symbiotic complexity -- The morning of molecular phylogenetics -- Roots in the genetic code -- A third form of life -- A kingdom on a molecule -- Against adaptationism -- In the capital of the new kingdom -- Out of Eden -- Big tree -- The dawn cell controversy -- Three domains -- Disputed territories -- Grappling with a worldwide web -- Entangled roots and braided lives.
Responsibility: Jan Sapp.


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