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Author Harold, Franklin M., author.
Title In search of cell history : the evolution of life's building blocks / Franklin M. Harold.
Published Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2014.
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 Electronic Book  QH582.4 .H37 2014eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 303 pages) : illustrations
Content Type text
Format online resource
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 261-288) and index.
Contents Cells, genes, and evolution: On the nature and workings of life -- The tree of life: Universal phylogeny and its discontents -- A world mostly made up of microbes: Bacteria, archaea, and eukarya -- The deep roots of cellular life: The common ancestry of living things -- The perplexing chronicles of bioenergetics: Making a living, now and in the past -- Life's devices: On the evolution of prokaryotic cells and their parts -- Emergence of the eukaryotes: The second mystery in cell evolution -- Symbionts into organelles: Mitochondria, plastids, and their kin -- Reading the rocks: What we can infer from geology -- Ultimate riddle: Origin of cellular life -- The crooked paths of cell evolution: Cell evolution is special -- Summing up: Journey without maps.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Cells -- Evolution -- Popular works.
Cytology -- Popular works.
Life (Biology) -- Popular works.
Related To Print version: Harold, Franklin M., author. In search of cell history 9780226174143 9780226174280 (DLC) 2014006515
ISBN 9780226174310 (electronic bk.)
022617431X (electronic bk.)
9780226174143 (cloth : alk. paper)
022617414X (cloth : alk. paper)
9780226174280 (paperback : alk. paper)
022617428X (paperback : alk. paper)