The Origin and Evolution of the Genetic Code
by Koji Tamura
Publisher: MDPI AG 2018
Number of pages: 204
The genetic code is one of the greatest discoveries of the 20th century as it is central to life itself. The origin and evolution of the genetic code remains a mystery despite numerous theories and attempts to understand these. In this Special Issue, experts in the field present their thoughts and views on this topic.
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