The origins of prebiological systems and of their molecular matrices; proceedings of a conference conducted at Wakulla Springs, Florida, on 27-30 October, 1963, under the auspices of the Institute for Space Biosciences [of] the Florida State University

; Florida State University. Institute for Space Biosciences ; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration
New York, Academic Press, 1965.

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Other Authors United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Florida State University. Institute for Space Biosciences.
Subjects Biochemie.
Biogenese.
Biogenesis.
Biologische aspecten.
Molecular evolution -- Congresses.
Molecular evolution.
Description xx, 482 pages illustrations, portraits 24 cm
Copyright Date 1965.
Notes Proceedings of the 2d of a series of meetings; proceedings of the 1st are entered under International Symposium on the Origin of Life on the Earth, Moscow, 1957; the 3d, under International Conference on the Origin of Life.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also issued online.
Contents Data needed for a blueprint of the first organism / J.B.S. Haldane -- Random polymers as a matrix for chemical evolution / M.S. Blois -- The folly of probability / Peter T. Mora -- Molecular matrices for living systems / J.D. Bernal -- History of the subject matter of the conference / A.I. Oparin -- Two aspects of the geochemistry of amino acids / J.R. Vallentyne -- Asymmetric hydrogenation of carbonyl compounds / Shiro Akabori -- Stages and mechanisms of prebiological organic synthesis / J. OroĢ -- Amino acids, peptides, and spherules obtained from "primitive earth" gases in a sparking system / Karl A. Grossenbacher and C.A. Knight -- The thermal synthesis of amino acids from a hypothetically primitive terrestrial atmosphere / Kaoru Harada and Sidney W. Fox -- Primordial ultra violet synthesis of nucleoside phosphates / Carl Sagan -- Abiological synthesis of some nucleic acid constituents / Cyril Ponnamperuma -- Probable synthesis of porphine-like substances during chemical evolution / Anton Szutka -- Projecting backward from the present stage of evolution of biosynthesis / Fritz Lipmann -- Random polycondensation of sugars / Peter T. Mora -- Thermal polycondensation of free amino acids with polyphosphoric acid / Kaoru Harada and Sidney W. Fox -- Synthesis of nucleosides and polynucleotides with metaphosphate esters / Gerhard Schramm -- Thermal condensation of cytidylic acid in the presence of polyphosphoric acid / A.W. Schwartz, E. Bradley, and Sidney W. Fox -- The pathways of the primary development of metabolism and artificial modeling of this development in coacervate drops / A.I. Oparin -- Morphology and chemistry of microspheres from proteinoid / Richard S. Young -- Simulated natural experiments in spontaneous organization of morphological units from proteinoid / Sidney W. Fox -- The recognition of hereditary order in primitive chemical systems / H.H. Pattee -- Coding triplets in the evolution of hemoglobin and cytochromes C genes / T.H. Jukes -- The role of light in evolution : transition from a one quantum to a two quanta mechanism / Hans Gaffron.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)326954
(OCoLC)ocm00326954
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WorldCat Identities Fox, Sidney W.,
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