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Asexual reproduction, 45-46, 65, 73, 103, 253, 254, 271-278, 282-285, 293, 295, 296, 301

Ayala, Francisco, 115-116, 143-164

B

Bacteria, 11, 60

archaebacteria, 2, 21-25, 26, 31

chromosomes, 99, 100, 101, 102-105, 107

cryptozoons, 11-12

deletion mutation, 103, 104

DNA, 101, 106, 109

endosymbiotic, 23, 46

enzymes, 108, 109

eubacteria, 2, 21-34

gene transfer, 101, 106, 107-110

genome, 102

model of, 103

population genetics, 99-101, 104, 105, 109-110

reproduction and mutation, 99-113

transposition, 100, 101, 105-106, 107-108, 109

viruses and, 99-113

Barghoorn, Else, 12, 13, 14-16

Barrio, Elatio, 61-82

Bates on, William, vi

Bergstrom, Carl, 60, 99-113

Bitter Springs fossils, 16, 17

BYTEnet protists, 118-120

Barco, Alma, 61-82

Bush, Robin, 59-60, 83-98

C

Cambrian Period, 1, 6-20

Cassava, 244-248

Cell biology, general, vii, 1-60

chromatin, 165, 167, 178, 199

nucleus, origin of, 21-34

plant genome,angiosperms, 2, 35-57, 254

maize, 165-166, 172-173, 174-176, 187-210

mitochondrial, 35-57

morning glories, 216, 217, 218, 221-223, 229

other, 169, 187-210, 242, 254, 276, 281, 317-318

ribosomes, 2, 23, 35, 40-42

RNA viruses, 62, 63-64, 72

see also

Bacteria;

Eucaryote;

Karyomastigonts;

Mitochondria;

Prokaryote;

Protists

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 93

Charts, 12, 14, 17, 18

Who, Angry, 35-57

Chromosomal Evolution in Plants, 311

Chromosomes, 4, 42, 188, 197, 199, 201-205

bacteria, 99, 100, 101, 102-105, 107

Plasmodium falciparum, 144, 148, 150, 156

see also Diploid plants;

Polyploid plants;

Transposition and transposing

Chromatin, 165, 167, 178, 199

see also Genome

Cladistics, 247, 253, 259, 260-261, 265, 267

Classification, see Systematics

Clegg, Michael, 166, 211-234

Cloning, 59, 158, 197, 216

bacteria, 100, 102-103

hybridization, 295, 297

plant mitochondria, 59

RNA viruses, 64-69, 73-77

Cloud, Preston, 13, 14, 15-16

Coal, 16

Coalescence, see Gene coalescence

Colons, 77, 83, 86, 88, 91-93, 95, 96-97, 117, 132-134, 136, 160

Convolution, angiosperm, 255, 263, 264-267

Computer applications

influenza virus mutations, 84, 89

minicircle class plasticity, 115, 126-132

Corn, see Maize

Cox, Nancy, 83-98

Crepis, 4-5, 274, 276

Cretaceous Period, 253, 256, 261, 263, 265

Cryptozoons, 9-12, 16, 18

see also Stromatolites

CSP gene, 144, 145, 147, 150-155, 160-161

D

Darwin, Charles, 1, 7

Darwinian theory, v, vi , 1, 168



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