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General Features of Life

Gennaro Auletta

in Cognitive Biology

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780199608485
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191729539 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608485.003.0008
General Features of Life

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Here, the proper notion of a biological system is introduced. This notion implies the combination of a metabolism, of a genetic system, and of a selective system.

Keywords: metabolism; genetic system; selection system; biological system

Chapter.  20546 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Physics

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