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Evolution from the Galapagos : two centuries after Darwin / Gabriel Trueba, Carlos Montúfar, editors
Production, publication, distribution, manufacture, copyright New York : Springer, [2013]
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  QH378 .E86 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Symbiogenesis
Microorganisms -- Evolution
Eukaryotic cells -- Evolution
Evolution (Biology) -- Galapagos Islands
Evolution (Biology)
Subject Galapagos Islands
Physical Description xviii, 168 pages : illustrations (some color), color map, portraits (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Note "Second book in the Galapagos Book Series"--Foreword
Selected papers presented at the first (2005) and second (2009) World Summit on Evolution meetings, held at GAIAS (Galapagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences), part of the Universidad San Francisco de Quito, in Puerto Baquerizo Moreno, on the island of San Cristobal, Galapagos Islands. (Preface)
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Darwin-Wallace paradigm shift / Ricardo Guerrero and Lynn Margulis -- From Copernicus to Darwin (1473-1882) / Carlos Montúfar -- How did life originate? / Antonio Lazcano -- A vestige of an RNA apparatus with ribozyme capabilities embedded and functions within the modern ribosome / Ada Yonath -- Covering all the bases : the promise of genome-wide sequence data for large population samples of bacteria / Santiago Castillo-Ramírez and Edward J. Feil -- Role of symbiosis in evolution / Amparo Latorre and Andrés Moya -- The evolutionary origin of animals and fungi / Sandra Baldauf, Maria Romeralo and Martin Carr -- Written in stone : the fossil record of early eukaryotes / Shuhai Xiao -- Endosymbiosis and the origin of eukaryotes / Michael F. Dolan -- Epochal change : sweltering climate at the Paleocene-Eocene boundary (55 million years ago) / Bruce Scofield -- Insight into speciation from long-term research on Darwin's finches / Peter R. Grant and B. Rosemary Grant -- Ecological selection and the evolution of body size and sexual size dimorphism in the Galapagos flightless cormorant / Carlos A. Valle
NOTE 523778
Series Social and ecological interactions in the Galapagos Islands ; 2
Alternate Author Trueba, Gabriel, editor
Montúfar, Carlos, editor
Universidad San Francisco de Quito
World Summit on Evolution (1st : 2005 : Galapagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences)
World Summit on Evolution (2nd : 2009 : Galapagos Academic Institute for the Arts and Sciences)

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