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Title Biosphere origin and evolution / Nikolay Dobretsov [and others], editors
Published New York, NY : Springer, ©2008
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Description 1 online resource (xx, 427 pages) : illustrations (some color), color map
Contents On important stages of geosphere and biosphere evolution / N.L. Dobretsov, N.A. Kolchanov, and V.V. Suslov -- Microbial biosphere / G.A. Zavarzin -- Astrocatalysis hypothesis for origin of life problem / V.N. Snytnikov -- Comets, carbonaceous meteorites, and the origin of the biosphere / R.B. Hoover -- Hierarchical scale-free representation of biological realm -- its origin and evolution / Yu. N. Zhuravlev and V.A. Avetisov -- The prebiotic phase of the origin of life as seen by a physical chemist / V.N. Parmon -- Prebiotic carbohydrates and their derivates / O.P. Pestunova [and others] -- Theoretical and computer modeling of evolution of autocatalytic systems in a flow reactor / S.I. Bartsev and V.V. Mezhevikin -- RNA world: first steps towards functional molecules / A.V. Lutay, M.A. Zenkova and V.V. Vlassov -- Trans hammerhead ribozyme: ligation vs. cleavage / M.A. Vorobjeva [and others] -- Paradoxical bistate status of a prebiotic microsystem: universal predecessor of life / V.N. Kompanichenko -- The ancient anoxic biosphere was not as we know it / A.E. Fallick, V.A. Melezhik and B.M. Simonson -- Evolutionary aspects of geochemical activity of microbial mats in lakes and hydrotherms of Baikal rift zone / B.B. Namsaraev [and others] -- On the concept for the organization of the modern biosphere in the terrestrial subsurface / A.A. Oborin, L.M. Rubinstein, and V.T. Khmurchik -- Biomineralization and evolution. Coevolution of mineral and biological worlds / I.S. Barskov -- Visualization of the silicon biomineralization in cyanobacteria, sponges and diatoms / Ye. V. Likhoshway [and others] -- Transformational changes in argillaceous minerals due to cyanobacteria / T.V. Alekseeva [and others] -- Ecological revolution through Ordovician biosphere (495 to 435 Ma ages): start of the coherent life evolution / A.V. Kanygin -- Evolution by gene duplications: from the origin of the genetic code to the human genome / S.N. Rodin and A.S. Rodin -- Evolution of the translation termination system in eukaryotes / G.A. Zhouravleva [and others] -- The hedgehog signaling cascade system: evolution and functional dynamics / K.V. Gunbin [and others] -- Approaches to the resolution of contradictions between phylogenetic systems based on paleontological and molecular data / G.S. Rautian, A.S. Rautian and N.N. Kalandadze -- Chromosomes and speciation / P.M. Borodin -- Biotic turnover in superorganism systems: several principles of establishment and sustenance (theoretical analysis, debatable issues) / V.G. Gubanov and A.G. Degermendzhy -- Chromosomes and continents / I.I. Kiknadze [and others] -- Genetic landscape of the Central Asia and Volga-Ural region / E.K. Khusnutdinova [and others] -- Problems of reconstruction of paleoenvironment and conditions of the habitability of the ancient man by the example of Northwestern Altai / A.K. Agadjanian -- The settling of the ancient man by the example of North-Western Altai / A.P. Derevianko and M.V. Shunkov -- Evolutionary history of wheats -- the main cereal of mankind / N.P. Goncharov [and others]
Summary This monograph contains articles based on the oral presentations given at the International Workshop on the Bioshphere Origin and Evolution (BOE 2005) held in Novosibirsk, Russia, June 26-29, 2005. The organizers of the event was the Scientific Programme of the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences The Biosphere Origin and Evolution, which involves 50 institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Biosphere.
Life -- Origin.
Evolution (Biology)
Biosphere -- Congresses
Life -- Origin -- Congresses
Evolution (Biology) -- Congresses
SCIENCE -- Environmental Science (see also Chemistry -- Environmental)
NATURE -- Ecosystems & Habitats -- Wilderness.
NATURE -- Ecology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Ecology.
Life -- Origin.
Evolution (Biology)
Sciences de la vie.
Evolution (Biology)
Life -- Origin.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Dobret︠s︡ov, N. L. (Nikolaĭ Leontʹevich)
LC no. 2007935079
ISBN 9780387686561