Origins of life and evolution of the biosphere

, Volume 16, Issue 3–4, pp 441–441 | Cite as

Template-directed LIGATION OF oligonucleotides ON hydroxy-apatite: A model for complexation in a primitive ocean

  • Oscar L. Acevedo
  • Leslie E. Orgel
Symposium 4 — What were the First Self-Replicating Systems?


Organic Chemistry Geochemistry Primitive Ocean 


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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oscar L. Acevedo
    • 1
  • Leslie E. Orgel
    • 1
  1. 1.The Salk Institute for Biological StudiesSan DiegoUSA

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