Abiogenic Formation of Porphin, Chlorin and Bacteriochlorin

  • A. A. Krasnovsky
  • A. V. Umrikhina


Oparin’s hypothesis (1) maintaining that a prolonged chemical evolution preceded the emergence of life on Earth gave impetus to numerous investigations whose purpose was to reveal probable pathways of biosynthesis of complex organic compounds from simple substances which presumably existed in the primitive atmosphere and hydrosphere of the Earth.


Fluorescence Spectrum Zinc Oxide Fluorescence Maximum Benzene Solution Main Maximum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. A. Krasnovsky
    • 1
  • A. V. Umrikhina
    • 1
  1. 1.A. N. Bakh Institute of BiochemistryUSSR Academy of SciencesMoscowUSSR

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