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Origins of Sex: Three Billion Years of Genetic Recombination

Popular Science

By: Lynn Margulis(Author), Dorion Sagan(Author)

278 pages, 11 b/w photos, 262 b/w illustrations

Yale University Press

Paperback | Apr 1990 | #7006 | ISBN: 0300046197
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #7007 | ISBN: 0300033400
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A detailed examination of the evolution of sexuality in microorganisms and more complex life forms. The authors trace sex from its beginnings in the bacteria to the origin of mitotic division of nucleated cells.

"This is a stimulating book that is sure to invoke criticism and discussion: I strongly recommend it."
- Symbiosis

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