The replicator (first version of the selfish gene)

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Post by Darby » Sun Sep 02, 2007 4:56 am

Most obligate parasites, to one extent or another, "give over" aspects of independent metabolism to the host. So much so that, if free-living relatives didn't exist, it might be hard to determine just what those relatives would, or could, be.

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