Summary and Concluding Remarks

  • Sydney Brenner


No summary can do proper justice to a meeting in which the contributions have spanned the entire compass of biological space and time, ranging from molecules to men and from the origins of elementary biochemical function to the emergence of complex social behavior. The proceedings contain the record for all to see and I have chosen the simpler task of commenting on a few selected themes.


Base Pair Substitution Complex Social Behavior Genetic Noise Biological Space Streamlined Genome 


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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sydney Brenner
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  1. 1.MRC Molecular Genetics UnitCambridgeUK

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