Energy and Evolutionary Conflict: The Metabolic Roots of Cooperation (Hardcover)

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Energy and Evolutionary Conflict: The Metabolic Roots of Cooperation (Hardcover)

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Chapter. 1. IntroductionChapter. 2. Energy Conversion: How Life Makes a LivingChapter. 3. The puzzle of cooperationChapter. 4. A Thumbnail Sketch of the History of LifeChapter. 5. Early insights: a fascination with metabolic gradientsChapter. 6. How can metabolism lead to groups?Chapter. 7. Chemiosmosis and the origin of eukaryotesChapter. 8. Chemiosmosis and modern symbiosesChapter. 9. The evolution of multicellularityChapter. 10. Metabolism and multicellularity revisitedChapter. 11. Metabolic vestiges of conflict mediation in modern biologyChapter. 12. Conclusions.
Neil W. Blackstone is a Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Illinois University.​ His research seeks to employ evolutionary principles to provide a predictive framework for both current ecological interactions and interactions that occurred earlier in the history of life. He has published over 90 articles and 2 books.
Product Details ISBN: 9783031060588
ISBN-10: 303106058X
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: July 7th, 2022
Pages: 124
Language: English