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Author Cornish-Bowden, Athel.

Title The pursuit of perfection : aspects of biochemical evolution / Athel Cornish-Bowden
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 160 pages) : illustrations
Contents Machine generated contents note: 1. Some basic biochemistry -- 2. nuts and bolts of evolution -- 3. Adaptation and accidents -- 4. Metabolism and cells -- 5. games cells play -- 6. perfect molecule -- 7. Fear of phantoms -- 8. Living on a knife edge -- 9. Brown eyes and blue -- 10. economy that works -- 11. small corner of the universe
Summary This work provides a full and accessible explanation and understanding of the role of biochemical evolution in the origin and evolution of life
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 153-154) and index
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Subject Molecular evolution.
Biochemical Phenomena.
Evolution, Molecular.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191545511 (electronic bk.)
1423758188 (electronic bk.)
9780191545511 (electronic bk.)
9781423758181 (electronic bk.)