The Resource Origins : genesis, evolution and diversity of life, edited by Joseph Seckbach

Origins : genesis, evolution and diversity of life, edited by Joseph Seckbach

Label
Origins : genesis, evolution and diversity of life
Title
Origins
Title remainder
genesis, evolution and diversity of life
Statement of responsibility
edited by Joseph Seckbach
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
Dewey number
576.8/3
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
QH325
LC item number
.O6917 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Cellular origin, life in extreme habitats and astrobiology
  • Cellular origins, life in extreme habitats and astrobiology
Series volume
  • v. 6
  • v. 6
Label
Origins : genesis, evolution and diversity of life, edited by Joseph Seckbach
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Contents
Machine derived contents note: Foreword, Leslie E. Orgel; Preface, Joseph Seckbach; Acknowledgements, Joseph Seckbach; List of Authors and their Adresses; Legends for the Cover Photo; I. Origin & Evolution of Life. Introduction, Joseph Seckbach; The Fact of Life, Philip Morrison; Historical Review of the Origin of Life and Astrobiology, Florence Raulin-Cerceau; In the Beginning, Louis Lerman and Jacqueline Teng; II. The Standard Scenario. The Chemistry of Life?s Origins, Andre Brack; Prebiotic Amphiphilic Compounds: Self-Assembly and Properties of Early Membrane Structures, David W. Deamer; Theoretical and Computational Approaches to the Study of the Origin of Life, Daniel Segr ̈and Doron Lancet; The HCN World: Establishing Protein-Nucleic Acid Life via Hydrogen Cyanide Polymers, Clifford Matthews; The Possible Role of Volcanic Lightning in Chemical Evolution, Rafael Navarro-Gonzl̀ez and Antigona Segura; Chemistry in Prebiotic Aerosols: a Mechanism for the Origin of Life, Heikki Tervahattu, Adrian F. Tuck and Veronica Vaida; III. Alternatives to the Standard Scenario. Prebiotic Interplay between Fatty Acids and Amino Acids in Hydrothermal Environments, Koichiro Matsuno; The Role of Clays in the Origin of Life, Alicia Negron-Mendoza and Sergio Ramos-Bernal; Organomineralization: A Clue to the Understanding of Meteorite-Related "Bacteria-Shaped" Carbonate Particles, Joachim Reitner; IV. The First Steps of Biological Evolution. Role of Nucleotide-Like Coenzymes in Primitive Evolution, Mikhail S. Kritsky and T.A. Telegina; Cosmic Thermobiology: Thermal Constraints on the Origin and Evolution of Life in the Universe, Charles H. Lineweaver and David W. Schwartzman; Paradigm Completion for Generalized Evolutionary Theory with Application to Epistemology, Yuval Ne?eman; V. The First Cells. The Outlines of Bacterial Evolution, Radhey S. Gupta; Cell Wall Structures of Mesophilic, Thermophilic and Hyperthermophilic Archaea, Helmut Kn̲ig, Harald Claus and Erol Akca; Potentional Role of Dissimilatory Iron Reduction in the Early Evolution of Microbial Respiration, Derek R. Lovley; The Evolution of Lipids in Prokaryotes, Y.H. Itoh and T. Itoh; Calcium Build-up in the Precambrian Sea: A Major Promoter in the Evolution of Eukaryotic Life, Jz̤ef Kazmierczak and S. Kempe; The Viral Eukaryogenesis Theory, P.J.L. Bell; VI. Extremophiles & Biodiversity. Introduction to the Extremophiles, Joseph Seckbach and Aharon Oren; Alkalithermophiles: A Double Challenge form Extreme Environments, V.V. Kevbrin, Christopher S. Romanek and J. Wiegel; Halophilic Microorganisms: Physiology and Phylogeny, Aharon Oren; Adaptation of Bacteria to the Terrestrial Permafrost Environment: A Biomodel for Astrobiology, Vera S. Soina and E.A. Vorobyova; Phototrophic Bacteria and UV Stress, Richard W. Castenholz; Importance of Chemolithotrophy for Early Life on Earth: The Tinto River (Iberian Pyritic Belt) Case, R. Amils, E. Gonzl̀ez-toril, F. Gm̤ez, D. Fernǹdez-Remolar, N. Rodrg̕uez, M. Malki, J. Zuluaga, A. Aguilera, L.A. Amaral-Zettler; Glacial Periods on Early Earth and Implications for the Evolution of Life, Warwick F. Vincent, Derek Mueller, Patrick van Hove and Clive Howard-Williams; The Evolutionary Ecology of Species Diversity in Stressed and Extreme Environments, Dan Cohen; Microbial Diversity in Meso-Neoproterozoic Formations, with Particular Reference to the Himalaya, Vinod Chandra Tewari; Microbial Biodiversity within the Vibrionacean, Michele K. Nishiguchi and Bryan W. Jones; VII. Distribution & Destiny of Life in The Universe. Comets and the Origin of Life on the Primitive Earth, Joan Or;̤ Evaluating Comets as a Source of Earth?s Water, Humberto Campins, Timothy D. Swindle and David A. Kring; From Microbial Fossils to Astrobiology, Jan Toporski and Andrew Steele; Organisms in Extreme Environments: From the Origin and Early Evolution of Life on Earth to Astrobiology, David A Wharton; A Brief Geological History of Water on Mars, Victor R. Baker; Evolution of the Martin Water Inventory, Helmut Lammer, Herbert I.M. Lichtenegger and Azarnoush Hosseinmardi; Possible Biogeochemical Cycles on Titan, M.B. Simakov; Astrobiology?s Last Frontiers: Distribution and Destiny of Life in the Universe, Julian Chela-Flores; Organism Index; Subject Index
Control code
000026076504
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xxxi, 707 p.
Isbn
9781402025228
Lccn
2004303161
Other physical details
ill.
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.b2484956x
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54973872
  • springerebk1402018134

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