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Replication of Nucleic Acids on the Basis of A-T, G-C Complementality and the Origin of Life

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The immortality of the germ line defines the exact molecular requirement to be a gene (a master of inheritance). Unless affected by a mutation, each inherited trait perpetuates itself through many, many generations of individuals. The molecule which is a gene must have an inherent property, so that the exact replica of itself can be made before each cell division.

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  • Polypeptide Chain
  • Double Helix
  • Base Sequence
  • Simple Amino Acid
  • Modern Organism

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Ohno, S. (1970). Replication of Nucleic Acids on the Basis of A-T, G-C Complementality and the Origin of Life. In: Evolution by Gene Duplication. Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-86659-3_3

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