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The origins of prebiological systems and of their molecular matrices; proceedings of a conference conducted at Wakulla Springs, Florida, on 27-30 October, 1963, under the auspices of the Institute for Space Biosciences [of] the Florida State University and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Author: Sidney W Fox; Florida State University. Institute for Space Biosciences.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Publisher: New York, Academic Press, 1965.
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Fox, Sidney W.
Origins of prebiological systems and of their molecular matrices.
New York, Academic Press, 1965
(OCoLC)594881100
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sidney W Fox; Florida State University. Institute for Space Biosciences.; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
OCLC Number: 326954
Notes: Proceedings of the 2d of a series of meetings; proceedings of the 1st are entered under International Symposium on the Origin of Life on the Earth, Moscow, 1957; the 3d, under International Conference on the Origin of Life.
Description: xx, 482 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Contents: Data needed for a blueprint of the first organism / J.B.S. Haldane --
Random polymers as a matrix for chemical evolution / M.S. Blois --
The folly of probability / Peter T. Mora --
Molecular matrices for living systems / J.D. Bernal --
History of the subject matter of the conference / A.I. Oparin --
Two aspects of the geochemistry of amino acids / J.R. Vallentyne --
Asymmetric hydrogenation of carbonyl compounds / Shiro Akabori --
Stages and mechanisms of prebiological organic synthesis / J. Oró --
Amino acids, peptides, and spherules obtained from "primitive earth" gases in a sparking system / Karl A. Grossenbacher and C.A. Knight --
The thermal synthesis of amino acids from a hypothetically primitive terrestrial atmosphere / Kaoru Harada and Sidney W. Fox --
Primordial ultra violet synthesis of nucleoside phosphates / Carl Sagan --
Abiological synthesis of some nucleic acid constituents / Cyril Ponnamperuma --
Probable synthesis of porphine-like substances during chemical evolution / Anton Szutka --
Projecting backward from the present stage of evolution of biosynthesis / Fritz Lipmann --
Random polycondensation of sugars / Peter T. Mora --
Thermal polycondensation of free amino acids with polyphosphoric acid / Kaoru Harada and Sidney W. Fox --
Synthesis of nucleosides and polynucleotides with metaphosphate esters / Gerhard Schramm --
Thermal condensation of cytidylic acid in the presence of polyphosphoric acid / A.W. Schwartz, E. Bradley, and Sidney W. Fox --
The pathways of the primary development of metabolism and artificial modeling of this development in coacervate drops / A.I. Oparin --
Morphology and chemistry of microspheres from proteinoid / Richard S. Young --
Simulated natural experiments in spontaneous organization of morphological units from proteinoid / Sidney W. Fox --
The recognition of hereditary order in primitive chemical systems / H.H. Pattee --
Coding triplets in the evolution of hemoglobin and cytochromes C genes / T.H. Jukes --
The role of light in evolution : transition from a one quantum to a two quanta mechanism / Hans Gaffron.
Responsibility: Edited by Sidney W. Fox.

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