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The emergence of life : from chemical origins to synthetic biology / Pier Luigi Luisi, University of Rome 3.

Author:
Luisi, P. L. [Browse]
Format:
Book
Language:
English
Published/​Created:
[New York: Cambridge University Press, 2016]
Εdition:
Second edition.
Description:
xiv, 464 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Bibliographic references:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Setting the stage -- The hardware -- Ascending the ramp of complexity -- Experimental approaches to the origin of life -- Origin of life from ground zero -- Autopoiesis : the invariant property -- Cognition -- Self-organization -- The notion of emergence -- Self-replication and self-reproduction -- The various types of surfactant aggregates -- Vesicle reactivity and transformation -- Biochemistry and molecular biology in vesicles -- A panoramic view of synthetic biology -- The minimal cell -- Appendix. The open questions about the origin of life.
Subject(s):
LifeOrigin [Browse]
ISBN:
  • 9781107092396 hardback
  • 1107092396 hardback
LCCN:
2015049383
OCLC:
  • 944954724
  • 946547031
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