TitleEvolution from cellular to social scales
Author(s)Arne T. Skjeltorp (ed.);Alexander V. Belushkin (ed.)
PublicationDordrecht, Springer, 2008.
Description1 online resource (xiv, 186 p.) : ill
Abstract NoteEvolution is a critical challenge for many areas of science, technology and development of society. This book reviews general evolutionary facts such as origin of life and evolution of the genome and clues to evolution through simple systems
Contents NoteThe accuracy of molecular processes. The case of homologous recombination / Joel Stavans -- Experimental evolution: bugs and bytes / Richard E. Lenski -- Evolutionary dynamics / Christoph Hauert -- Small RNA control of cell-to-cell communication in Vibrio harveyi and Vibrio cholera. Small RNA control of quorum sensing / Sine Lo Svenningsen -- Dynamical genetic regulation / Mogens H. Jensen ... [et al.] -- Translation attenuation mechanism in unfolded protein response / Ala Trusina, Feroz Papa and Chao Tang -- The origin and evolution of viruses / Vadim I. Agol -- Fokker-Planck and Chapman-Kolmogorov equations for Ito processes with finite memory / Joseph L. McCauley -- Evolution of FX markets via globalization of capital / Joseph L. McCauley -- Evolutionary dynamics of genes and environment in cancer development. Evolution of cancer / Jarle Breivik -- Aging as evolution-facilitating program and a biochemical approach to switch it off / Vladimir P. Skulachev -- Evolution of vision / Mikhail Ostrovsky
Notes"Proceedings of the NATO Advanced Study Institute on Evolution from Cellular to Social Scales, Geilo, Norway, 10-20 April 2007"--T.p. verso. -Includes bibliographical references and index
Keyword(s)1. EBOOK 2. EBOOK - SPRINGER 3. Evolutionary psychology 4. HUMAN EVOLUTION 5. NATURAL HISTORY 6. SCIENCE
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