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The Resource Power, sex, suicide : mitochondria and the meaning of life, Nick Lane

Power, sex, suicide : mitochondria and the meaning of life, Nick Lane

Label
Power, sex, suicide : mitochondria and the meaning of life
Title
Power, sex, suicide
Title remainder
mitochondria and the meaning of life
Statement of responsibility
Nick Lane
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DNLM/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lane, Nick
Dewey number
571.6/57
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Mitochondria
  • Mitochondrial DNA
  • Energy metabolism
  • Eukaryotic cells
Label
Power, sex, suicide : mitochondria and the meaning of life, Nick Lane
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : mitochondria : clandestine rulers of the world -- The deepest evolutionary chasm -- Quest for a progenitor -- The hydrogen hypothesis -- The meaning of respiration -- Proton power -- The origin of life -- Why bacteria are simple -- Why mitochondria make complexity possible -- The power laws of biology -- The warm-blooded revolution -- Conflict in the body -- Foundations of the individual -- The asymmetry of sex -- What human pre-history says about the sexes -- Why there are two sexes -- The mitochondrial theory of ageing -- Demise of the self-correcting machine -- A cure for old age?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 354 pages
Isbn
9780192804815
Lccn
2005019700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780192804815
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
641576
Label
Power, sex, suicide : mitochondria and the meaning of life, Nick Lane
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [327]-346) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : mitochondria : clandestine rulers of the world -- The deepest evolutionary chasm -- Quest for a progenitor -- The hydrogen hypothesis -- The meaning of respiration -- Proton power -- The origin of life -- Why bacteria are simple -- Why mitochondria make complexity possible -- The power laws of biology -- The warm-blooded revolution -- Conflict in the body -- Foundations of the individual -- The asymmetry of sex -- What human pre-history says about the sexes -- Why there are two sexes -- The mitochondrial theory of ageing -- Demise of the self-correcting machine -- A cure for old age?
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 354 pages
Isbn
9780192804815
Lccn
2005019700
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9780192804815
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
641576

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