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Acquiring Genomes

A Theory of the Origins of Species

by Lynn Margulis

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Published by Perseus Books Group .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages256
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Open LibraryOL7593689M
ISBN 100465043917
ISBN 109780465043910

Acquiring Genomes is an i ntriguing book t hat will e nthuse some people but infuriate. others. It is not e ntirely free of t he ‘crimes’ it complains of in Neodarwinists (‘picking. First published in , this essential classic work bridged the gap between analytical and theoretical biology, thus setting the insights of the former in a context which more sensitively reflects the ambiguities surrounding many of its core concepts and objectives.

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  Genomes are acquired by infection, by feeding, and by other ecological associations, and then inherited. Acquiring Genomes is the first work to integrate and analyze the overwhelming mass of evidence for the role of bacterial and other symbioses in the creation of plant and animal diversity. Acquiring Genomes is the first work to integrate and analyze the overwhelming mass of evidence for the role of bacterial and other symbioses in the creation of plant and animal diversity. It provides the most powerful explanation of speciation yet given. and immensely frustrating book. It expands substantially on the standard Margulis/Sagan Reviews: 2.


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“Acquiring Genomes” by Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan challenges in pages how the evolution as we know it is wrong and far more complex. This book is written by a member of the National Academy of Sciences and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Science, Lynn Margulis who is a Professor at the University of by: Acquiring Genomes is an explanation of how evolution proceeds mostly by acquisition of genomes, rather than by inheritance of beneficial mutations.

The tone of the first chapter gets too heated when Margulis criticizes Neo-Darwinist terminology/5. Acquiring Genomes is the first work to integrate and analyze the overwhelming mass of evidence for the role of bacterial and other symbioses in the creation of plant and animal diversity.

Acquiring Genomes book It 3/5(3). Acquiring Genomes: A Theory of the Origins of Species Lynn Margulis, Dorion Sagan In this groundbreaking book, Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan present an answer to one of the enduring mysteries of evolution--the source of inherited variation that gives rise to new species.

- Buy Acquiring Genomes book online at best prices in India on Read Acquiring Genomes book reviews & author details and more at /5(27). Genomes are acquired by infection, by feeding, and by other ecological associations, and then inherited. Acquiring Genomes is the first work to integrate and analyze the overwhelming mass of evidence for the role of bacterial and other symbioses in the creation of plant and animal diversity.

Acquiring genomes: a theory of the origins of species Lynn Margulis, Dorion Sagan From one of the great iconoclasts of modern biology, Lynn Margulis, a groundbreaking new. Genomes are acquired by infection, by feeding, and by other ecological associations, and then inherited. Acquiring Genomes is the first work to integrate and analyze the overwhelming mass of evidence for the role of bacterial and other symbioses in the creation of plant and animal diversity.

It provides the most powerful explanation of. In Acquiring Genomes, Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan apply their ideas of a symbiotic origin of life to a theory that all speciation is not due to random events Cited by: 3. “Acquiring Genomes” by Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan challenges in pages how the evolution as we know it is wrong and far more complex.

This book is written by a member of the National Academy of Sciences and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Science, Lynn Margulis who is a Professor at the University of s:   “Acquiring Genomes” by Lynn Margulis and Dorion Sagan challenges in pages how the evolution as we know it is wrong and far more complex.

This book is written by a member of the National Academy of Sciences and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Science, Lynn Margulis who is a Professor at the University of Massachusetts/5(50). Acquiring genomes by Lynn Margulis,Basic Books edition, in English - 1st edPages:   Acquiring Genomes, Dr.

Lynn Margulis University of Massachusetts and Dorion Sagan - Duration: Linus Pauling Memorial Lecture Series 1, views Never one to shrink from controversy, biologist Margulis (Geosciences/Univ.

of Massachusetts, Amherst) and son Dorion (Biospheres, ) proclaim with predictable bombast that “symbiogenesis,” the inheritance of acquired genomes, is the prime mover of evolution, by far outranking the role of adaptive mutations in creating new that science now accepts Margulis’s earlier.

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Acquiring Genomes. Ernst Mayr Bedford, Massachusetts February PREFACE Amid all the recent interest in complexity, many point out that the future of science belongs more to biology, the study of romplex systems, than to physics. Few beings, reader, are more rnmplex than you.

In this book we argue that to understand the. Excerpts from Lynn Margulis' “Evolving Genomes: Acquiring Genomes: The Theory of the Origins of the Species” (Basic Books, ) ÓCasey Luskin This first quote is a Margulis classic on the insufficiency of mutations.

Her new book, Acquiring Genomes: A Theory of the Origins of Species, extends and deepens that argument. Margulis sets out to prove that new species rarely if ever appear as the result of mutation, isolation, genetic drift, or population bottlenecks--the meat and potatoes of neo-Darwinism/5(38).Genomes are acquired by infection, feeding, and other ecological associations, and then inherited.

This is the first work to integrate and analyze the overwhelming mass of evidence, now scattered in obscure journals, for the role of bacterial and other symbioses in .