ISBN-10:
0444521550
ISBN-13:
9780444521552
Pub. Date:
12/31/2005
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
The Chemistry of Evolution: The Development of our Ecosystem

The Chemistry of Evolution: The Development of our Ecosystem

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ISBN-13: 9780444521552
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 12/31/2005
Pages: 494
Product dimensions: 0.99(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Evolution of Earth-The Geochemical Partner of the Global Ecosystem (5 Billion Years of History).
Chapter 2. Basic Chemistry of the Ecosystem.
Chapter 3. Energy, Order and Disorder, and Organised Systems.
Chapter 4. Outline of Biological Chemical Principles: Components, Pathways and Controls.
Chapter 5. First Steps in Evolution of Prokaryotes: Anaerobic Chemotypes Four to Three Billion Years Ago.
Chapter 6. The Evolution of Protoaerobic and Aerobic Prokaryote Chemotypes (Three to Two Billion Years Ago).
Chapter 7. Unicellular Eukaryotes Chemotypes (About One and a Half Billion Years Ago?).
Chapter 8. Multi-Cellular Eukaryote Chemotypes
(From One Billion Years Ago).
Chapter 9. The Evolution of Chemotypes with Nerves and a Brain (0.5 Billion Years Ago to Today).
Chapter 10. Evolution due to Mankind: A Completely Novel Chemotype (Less than One Hundred Thousand Years Ago).
Chapter 11. Conclusion: The Inevitable Factors in Evolution.

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