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Author Monosson, Emily.
Title Evolution in a toxic world : how life responds to chemical threats / Emily Monosson.
Published Washington, DC : Island Press, c2012.
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 Floor3  RA1226 .M66 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xii, 223 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-216) and index.
Contents Shining a light on earth's oldest toxic threat? -- When life gives you oxygen, respire -- Metal planet -- It takes two (or more) for the cancer tango -- Chemical warfare -- Sensing chemicals -- Coordinated defense -- Toxic evolution -- Toxic overload? -- Appendix. Five recent additions to the chemical handbook of life.
Subject Environmental toxicology.
Chemicals -- Physiological effect.
Adaptation (Physiology)
Ecophysiology.
Evolution (Biology)
ISBN 9781597269766 (cloth : alk. paper)
159726976X (cloth : alk. paper)
9781597269773 (pbk. : alk. paper)
1597269778 (pbk. : alk. paper)
OCLC number 767565910