Journals Higher Education



Published: 11 December 2006

368 Pages | 14 halftones & line illus.

5-1/4 x 7-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199205646

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Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life

Nick Lane

  • Brings together the latest research on mitochondria to show how our growing insight into mitochondria has shed light on how complex life evolved, why sex arose (why don't we just bud?), and why we age and die
  • Offers the first book written for general readers on the nature and function of these tiny, yet fascinating structures

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