Darwin in the Genome Molecular Strategies in Biological Evolution

By: Lynn Helena Caporale

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Tab Books. Used; Very Good. Written by a molecular biologist at the forefront of genomics research, Darwin in the Genome is an exciting account of one of the hottest new theories in biology today: evolution by natural selection inevitably leads to strategic mutations. In the struggle for survival, from pathogens to flowers, birds to orangutans, baker's yeast to people, the fittest genomes are those that evolve effective molecular strategies that respond to, and in fact anticipate, challenges and opportunities in their environments.

Writing in a clear, accessible style, Lynn Caporale describes the emergence of genomic mutation strategies, which researchers are just beginning to uncover. She also spells out some of the more profound implications of these findings, including the importance of biodiversity, indeed human diversity, for survival, the possibility of bold new directions for medical research, and the inherent dangers of attempting to fix perceived "errors" in a human genome.

. 2002. HARDCOVER.

Title: Darwin in the Genome Molecular Strategies in Biological Evolution

Author Name: Lynn Helena Caporale

Categories: Science,

Publisher: Tab Books: 2002

ISBN Number: 0071378227

ISBN Number 13: 9780071378222

Binding: HARDCOVER

Book Condition: Used; Very Good

Seller ID: 9780071378222