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Biochemical adaptation

mechanism and process in physiological evolution

by Peter W. Hochachka

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adaptation (Physiology),
  • Physiology, Comparative.,
  • Molecular evolution.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter W. Hochachka, George N. Somero.
    ContributionsSomero, George N.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQP82 .H632 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 466 p. :
    Number of Pages466
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23401727M
    ISBN 100195117026, 0195117034
    LC Control Number2001032142

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