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Thieves, deceivers, and killers : tales of chemistry in nature, William Agosta

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Thieves, deceivers, and killers : tales of chemistry in nature
Title
Thieves, deceivers, and killers
Title remainder
tales of chemistry in nature
Statement of responsibility
William Agosta
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Language
eng
Summary
From mating to parenting, foraging to self-defense, plant and animal activities are accomplished largely by the secretion or exchange of organic chemicals. The fascinating and fast-developing science of chemistry in nature is introduced in a series of remarkable stories that is accessible to the general reader yet revelatory to chemists and biologists
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illustrations
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index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Thieves, deceivers, and killers : tales of chemistry in nature, William Agosta
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Thieves, deceivers, and killers : tales of chemistry in nature, William Agosta
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7s13t
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-231)
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online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue -- Protos and their slaves -- From protos and lepts to nature's special chemicals -- Paying ants for transportation -- Getting pollinated -- Flies and the misery they bring -- Eavesdropping as a way of life -- Success through mimicry and theft -- Bacteria : Chemical complexities in simple cells -- Delving into nature's chemicals -- Stocking the medicine chest -- Loose ends and new beginnings -- Complexity in the real world -- Capitalizing on ecology
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1 online resource (241 pages)
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online
Isbn
9780691004884
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computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
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remote

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