Thieves, Deceivers, and Killers Tales of Chemistry in Nature

ISBN-10: 0691092737

ISBN-13: 9780691092737

Edition: 2002

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The world of chemical relations among plants, animals, and other organisms was completely hidden from us until only a few decades ago. The story of the universal chemical activities is now beginning to take shape.
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List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 3/11/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Prologue: The Protos and Their Slaves
From Protos and Lepts to Nature's Special Chemicals
Paying Ants for Transportation
Getting Pollinated
Files and the Misery They Bring
Eavesdropping as a Way of Life
Success through Mimicry and Theft
Bacteria: Chemical Complexities in Simple Cells
Delving into Nature's Chemicals
Stocking the Medicine Chest
Loose Ends and New Beginnings
Complexity in the Real World
Capitalizing on Ecology
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