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Evolutionary Biology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9781559388023

Evolutionary Biology, Volume 1

1st Edition

Editor: Edward Bittar
Hardcover ISBN: 9781559388023
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st November 1994
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Table of Contents

Volume 1B: Evolutionary Biology. List of Contributors. Preface (E.E. Bittar and N. Bittar). The Evolution of RNA and Protein as Catalysts (L. Fothergill-Gilmore and S. Potter). The Evolution of the Mitochondrial Genome (C. Saccone and E. Sbisa). Thermal Polyamino Acids in the Origins of Life and Biomedical Applications (S.W. Fox and P.R. Bahn). Mammalian Sex Chromosomes: Modern Variants Provide Clues to Reconstruct the Evolution Form and Function (J.M. Watson and J.A. Marshall Graves). The Evolution of Gametes (M. Gomendio and E.R.S. Roldan). The Role of Mutations in Evolution (J.F. Crow). Adaptive Evolution at the Molecular Level (A.L. Hughes). The Neutral Theory of Molecular Evolution (N. Takahata and M. Kimura). A Darwinian View of Cytochromes and Channels (P. Nicholls). Biological Periodicity with Reference to Higher Mammals and Humans (A. Lima-de-Faria). The Origin and Evolution of Man (M. Day). Index.


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.


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Edward Bittar

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