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Assembling life how can life begin on earth and other habitable planets?

Author: David W Deamer
Publisher: New York, NY Oxford University Press © 2019 2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the possibilities of how life began on Earth four billion years ago


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Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als
Online-Ausgabe, updf
Erscheint auch als
Online-Ausgabe, epub
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Deamer
ISBN: 9780190646387 0190646381
OCLC Number: 1090745416
Accession No: (DE-599)HEB446736457 (OCoLC)1090745416
Notes: Literaturangaben
Description: xvii, 166 Seiten, 24 ungezählte Seiten Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Introduction: A brief history of the early Earth and its origin in the solar nebula 4.6 billion years agoChapter 1: The early Earth: An ocean with volcanoesChapter 2: Geochemical and geophysical constraints on life's originChapter 3: Hydrothermal conditions are conducive for the origin of life Chapter 4: Sources of organic compounds required for primitive lifeChapter 5: Self-assembly processes are essential for life's originChapter 6: Condensation reactions synthesize random polymersChapter 7; Bioenergetics and primitive metabolic pathwaysChapter 8: Testing alternative hypotheses: Simulating the prebiotic environmentChapter 9: The Big Picture: Integrating chemistry, geology and life's origin Chapter 10: Falsifying the hypothesis: A critique Chapter 11: Where to next? Unresolved questionsChapter 12: Prospects for life on other planets
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Deamer touches on one of the most critical questions facing astrobiologists. I have long wondered exactly how nucleic acids, proteins, and membrane molecules came together; it must have occurred in a Read more...

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