The Place of the Origin of Life in the Undergraduate Curriculum

  • Allen Vegotsky


The subject of the prebiological or abiotic synthesis of living matter has a great appeal to all questioning minds. At the same time, this topic is a central theme of biology, essential for comprehension of the basic nature of life and its early evolution. Thus, it is not surprising that students find life’s origin an absorbing subject and that authors of textbooks in many areas of biology frequently include at least some consideration of this matter.


Amino Acid Mixture Thermal Polymer Undergraduate Curriculum Abiotic Synthesis Biochemical Origin 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Allen Vegotsky
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  1. 1.Associate Professor of BiologyWells CollegeAuroraUSA

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