The Search for Remnants of Early Evolution in Present-Day Metabolism
As a newcomer to the field, it makes me quite proud to have been asked to participate in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the appearance of Oparin’s “Origin of Life.” This date truly marks the birth of a new branch of bioscience, which I have only lately begun to appreciate. In this book, Oparin established a base from which one could begin to explore the prebiotic phase of evolution.
KeywordsAmino Acid Activation Bacterial Ribosome Intermediate Enzyme Clostridium Pasteurianum Polypeptide Synthesis
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