David Moreira
University of Paris-Sud
Publications 5
Published on Oct 27, 2006in Earth Moon and Planets 0.72
Robert Pascal18
Estimated H-index: 18
(University of Montpellier),
Laurent Boiteau11
Estimated H-index: 11
(University of Montpellier)
+ 8 AuthorsDaniel Prieur43
Estimated H-index: 43
This chapter is devoted to a discussion about the difficulties and even the impossibility to date the events that occurred during the transition from non-living matter to the first living cells. Nevertheless, the attempts to devise plausible scenarios accounting for the emergence of the main molecular devices and processes found in biology are presented including the role of nucleotides at early stages (RNA world). On the other hand, hypotheses on the development of early metabolisms, compartmen...
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