Genesis and Evolutionary Development of Life

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Academic Press, Jan 19, 2017 - Nature - 214 pages
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Genesis and Evolutionary Development of Life discusses the present state of thought on the origin and development of life. The book contains six chapters and begins with a brief history of attempts to solve the problem of the origin of life. This is followed by separate chapters the discuss the following events: the initial stages in the evolution of carbon compounds; formation of the "primitive soup"; origin of prebiological systems; evolution of "protobionts" and the origin of the first organisms; and the further evolution of the first organisms.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
CHAPTER 1 SHORT HISTORY OF ATTEMPTS TO SOLVE THE PROBLEM OF THE ORIGIN OF LIFE
9
CHAPTER 2 BEGINNING STAGES IN THE EVOLUTION OF CARBON COMPOUNDS
41
CHAPTER 3 FORMATION OF THE PRIMITIVE SOUP
72
CHAPTER 4 ORIGIN OF PREBIOLOGICAL SYSTEMS
101
CHAPTER 5 EVOLUTION OF PROTOBIONTS AND THE ORIGIN OF THE FIRST ORGANISMS
127
CHAPTER 6 FURTHER EVOLUTION OF THE FIRST ORGANISMS
153
CONCLUSION
187
Subject Index
200
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