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The Logic of Life:
A History of Heredity
François Jacob
Translated by Betty E. Spillmann

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface
Introduction: The Programme1
1The Visible Structure19
Generation20
Deciphering Nature28
Mechanism32
Species44
Preformation52
Heredity67
2Organization74
Memory and Heredity75
The Hidden Architecture82
Life88
The Chemistry of Life92
The Plan of Organization100
The Cell111
3Time130
Cataclysms131
Transformations142
Fossils152
Evolution160
4The Gene178
Experimentation180
Statistical Analysis192
The Birth of Genetics201
The Dance of the Chromosomes209
Enzymes226
5The Molecule247
Macromolecules249
Micro-organisms260
The Message267
Regulation279
Copy and Error286
Conclusion: The Integron299
Notes325
Index339

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