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Evolution at the molecular level
on September 25, 2015
If you seek to expand your awareness of the science-based origins of life, this book provides an excellent appreciation of some of the most important evolutionary aspects of life at the molecular level. For example, he describes the formation of photosynthetic and non-photosynthetic mechanisms where the sun's energy is captured and stored either as high energy molecules like ATP or carbohydrates in clear terms. Lane also discusses RNA, DNA and how ancient microorganisms united with other cells to form the modern understanding of eukaryotic cells with their mitochondria and plasmids in the case of plant cells. To understand the scientific basis of how life came into being, these processes are among the most important and the sine qua non of life's origins.