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Trueba, Gabriel

Evolution from the Galapagos

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Table of contents

Part I. Historical Perspectives

1. Darwin–Wallace Paradigm Shift
Ricardo Guerrero, Lynn Margulis†

2. From Copernicus to Darwin (1473–1882)
Carlos Montúfar

Part II. A Microbial World

3. How Did Life Originate?
Antonio Lazcano

4. A Vestige of an RNA Apparatus With Ribozyme Capabilities Embedded and Functions Within the Modern Ribosome
Ada Yonath

5. Covering All the Bases: The Promise of Genome-Wide Sequence Data for Large Population Samples of Bacteria
Santiago Castillo-Ramírez, Edward J. Feil

6. Role of Symbiosis in Evolution
Amparo Latorre, Andrés Moya

Part III. Early Eukaryotes

7. The Evolutionary Origin of Animals and Fungi
Sandra Baldauf, Maria Romeralo, Martin Carr

8. Written in Stone: The Fossil Record of Early Eukaryote
Shuhai Xiao

9. Endosymbiosis and the Origin of Eukaryotes
Michael F. Dolan

Part IV. A Planet of Animals and Plants

10. Epochal Change: Sweltering Climate at the Paleocene–Eocene Boundary (55 Million Years Ago)
Bruce Scofield

11. Insight into Speciation From Long-term Research on Darwin’s Finches
Peter R. Grant, B. Rosemary Grant

12. Ecological Selection and the Evolution of Body Size and Sexual Size Dimorphism in the Galapagos Flightless Cormorant
Carlos A. Valle

Keywords: Geography, Geography (general), Ecosystems, Nature Conservation, Evolutionary Biology

Author(s)
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Social and Ecological Interactions in the Galapagos Islands
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461467328

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