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Acquiring Genomes. A Theory of the Origin of Species by Lynn Margulis

By Lynn Margulis

From one of many nice iconoclasts of recent biology, Lynn Margulis, a groundbreaking new thought of the origins of species

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At first considered quite exceptional, symbiosis was eventually discovered to be almost universal. The microbes that live in a special stomach of the cow, for instance, and provide the enzymes for its digestion of cellulose are symbionts of the cow. Lynn Margulis has long been a leading student of symbiosis. She convinced the cytologists that mitochondria are symbionts in both plant and animal cells, as are chloroplasts in plant cells. The establishment of a new form from such symbiosis is known as symbiogenesis.

Sagan, Dorion, 1959- II. Title. 1 Bacterial Origin of Nucleated Cells Any one whose disposition leads him to attach more weight to unexplained difficulties than to the explanation of a certain number of facts will certainly reject my theory. Charles Darwin The Origin of Species 1859 FOREWORD When I got my degree at the University of Berlin, almost eighty years ago, biology consisted of two branches, zoology and botany. What dealt with animals was zoology, and everything else, including fungi and bacteria, was assigned to botany.

The mutant variations then leave more offspring, and populations evolve; that is, they change through time. When the number of changes in the offspring accumulate to recognizable proportions, in geographically isolated populations, new species gradually emerge. When sufficient numbers of changes in offspring populations accumulate, higher (more inclusive) taxa gradually appear. Over geological periods of time new species and higher taxa (genera, families, orders, classes, phyla, and so on) are easily distinguished from their ancestors.

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