1. The Cellular Origin of Vertebrates

  1. John S. Torday and
  2. Virender K. Rehan

Published Online: 14 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118130452.ch1

Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease

Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease

How to Cite

Torday, J. S. and Rehan, V. K. (2012) The Cellular Origin of Vertebrates, in Evolutionary Biology, Cell-Cell Communication, and Complex Disease, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118130452.ch1

Author Information

  1. Harbor–UCLA Medical Center, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California[BOND]Los Angeles, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 FEB 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470647202

Online ISBN: 9781118130452

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Keywords:

  • vertebrates, and cellular origin;
  • cellular mechanism of evolution;
  • cell–cell communication, aging

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Origins of Unicellular Life on Earth

  • Prokaryotes versus Eukaryotes

  • Coevolution of traits

  • Cholesterol Facilitates Lipid Rafts for Cell–Cell Communication

  • The Endomembrane System

  • The Cellular Mechanism of Evolution

  • Why Evolve?

  • Cell–Cell Communication and Aging