Evolutionary Biology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781559383035, 9780080948621

Evolutionary Biology, Volume 1

1st Edition

Editors: Edward Bittar
eBook ISBN: 9780080948621
Hardcover ISBN: 9781559383035
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st October 1991
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Table of Contents

Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (E.E. Bittar). I Principles of Self-Assembly and Formation of Supramolecular Biological Systems. DNA Structure and Polymorphism (D.M.J. Lilley). RNA: Structure, organization, and Dynamics (B. Ehresmann and C. Ehresmann). Proteins: Structure, Organization, and Dynamics (R.B. Honzatko). II The Origins and Cellular Basis of Life. Determination and Freedom in Early Evolution (K. Dose). A Kit to Produce an Artificial Human Chromosome (A. Lima-de-Faria). The Evolution of RNA and Protein as Catalysts (L.A. Fothergill-Gilmore). The Evolution of the Mittochondrial Genome (H. de Vries). The Evolution of Prokaryotic and Eukaryotic Cells (T. Cavalier-Smith). The Autoevolution of the Human Species (A. Lima-de-Faria). Author Index. Subject Index.


Description

Volume 1 of the series Fundamentals of Medical Cell Biology is devoted to evolutionary biology. This is presented in two parts: in the first, the structure and dynamics of RNA, DNA, and protein are dealt with. The second part is concerned with the origins and cellular basis of life.


Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1991
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080948621
Hardcover ISBN:
9781559383035

About the Editors

Edward Bittar Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Physiology, University of Wisconsin Medical School, Madison, USA