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Chemical Evolution: Structure and Model of the First Cell

Proceedings

Edited By: C Ponnamperuma and J Chela-Flores

383 pages, Figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #47413 | ISBN: 0792335627
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Proceedings of a conference held in Trieste, Italy in 1994. Reprinted from Journal of Biological Physics, 20: 1-4. A review and evaluation of the recent rapid evolution of theoretical and empirical knowledge in the vast, interdisciplinary study of the origins of life.


Contents

Section 1: General Overview. Section 2: Membrane Formation in Planetary, Extraterrestrial and Interstellar Conditions. Section 3: Beginnings of Cellular Organization: The Early Palaeontological Period. Section 4: Physical Aspects in the Evolution of the Membrane. Section 5: Origin and Structure of the Membrane: Chemical Aspects. Section 6: Origin and Structure of the Membrane: Biological Aspects. Section 7: Informational Aspects in the Evolution of the Membrane. Section 8: Origin and Structure of the Cell: Physical Aspects. Section 9: Origin and Structure of the Cell: Chemical Aspects. Section 10: Origin and Structure of the Cell: Biological Aspects. Section 11: Origin and Structure of the Cell: Miscellaneous Topics.

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