Symbiotic Planet: A New Look at Evolution

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cannibalism, 89, 99-103

Acidity/alkalinity, 120, 123
Alanine, 76
Algae, 33-34, 55, 61, 62, 89, 93

Chlamydomonas, 28, 47, 97-98

Chlorella, 10, 11

chloroplasts, 19, 22, 29, 36-38, 40-41, 53

coevolution with fungi, 107-109

Convoluta roscoffensis and, 9-10

evolution of plants and, 95-98, 108-111

origins of, 34-37

Altman, Sidney, 82
Amino acids, 43-44, 76-77, 106. See also Proteins
Ammonia, 83, 121
Amoeba, 8, 60, 62
Anaerobes, 36
Anastomosis, 52
Animals, 52-53, 54, 57, 68

evolution of, 93-95

oldest fossils of, 93

plant-animals, 9-10

sex among, 88-89, 99

Animated water, 110
Antarctica, 108-109
Anthropocentrism, 3-4
Archaea, 65-66
Archaebacteria, 35-37, 38, 39, 42-45, 47, 67, 102-103
Aristotle, 56, 57-58
Astatt, Peter R., 107-108
Autocatalytic systems, 78
Autotrophs, 83-84
Axons, 48

abortive cannibalism among, 89, 99-103

as basis of evolution, 4, 10-11, 53, 56, 62, 64-65, 68, 70, 121

as basis of serial encosymbiosis theory (SET), 30-32, 34-49

double inheritance systems of, 25-26

as enemy agents, 55-56, 75

as former organelles, 34

in fruit fly research, 8

incorporation inside plants and animals, 6, 25

lack of species in, 6

nitrogen fixing, 5, 106

nonnuclear cell parts as remnants of, 25

and origins of life problem, 70-85

outside nucleus but inside cells, 28


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