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Concepts of Symbiogenesis: A Historical and Critical Study of the Research of Russian Botanists

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By: LN Khakhina

160 pages, Illus

Yale University Press

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #20422 | ISBN: 0300048165
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Trans. Merkel,(S) & Coalson,(R) [from the 1979 Soviet edition], English edition ed. Margulis,(L). Symbiogenesis, a term first coined by the Russian botanist K.S. Merezhkovsky in the late 19th c, is the evolution of new life forms from the physical union of different, once-independent partners. This book traces the development of the concept in Russian and Soviet scientific literature, with additional US material edited by Lynn Margulis.


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