The Early Evolution of Eukaryotes: A Geological Perspective

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The Early Evolution of Eukaryotes: A Geological Perspective

Show simple item record Knoll, Andrew 2009-06-23T16:00:49Z 1992
dc.identifier.citation Knoll, Andrew H. 1992. The early evolution of eukaryotes - a geological perspective. Science 256(5057): 622-627. en
dc.identifier.issn 0036-8075 en
dc.identifier.issn 1095-9203 en
dc.description.abstract Molecular phylogenies of eukaryotic organisms imply patterns of biological and environmental history that can be tested against the geological record. As predicted by sequence comparisons, Precambrian rocks show evidence of episodic increases in biological diversity and atmospheric oxygen concentrations. Nonetheless, complete integration of the two records remains elusive and may require that the earliest macroscopic organisms be recognized as extinct experiments in eukaryotic multicellularity. en
dc.description.sponsorship Organismic and Evolutionary Biology en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher American Association for the Advancement of Science en
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dc.title The Early Evolution of Eukaryotes: A Geological Perspective en
dc.relation.journal Science en Knoll, Andrew
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