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Chemical evolution and the origin of life : Proceedings of the International Conference on the Origin of Life / edited by R. Buvet and C. Ponnamperuma.

; Buvet, R. (René), editor ; Ponnamperuma, Cyril, 1923- editor
Amsterdam : North-Holland Pub. Cy., 1971.
ISBN 9780720440836, 9780720440829, 0720440823, 0720440831

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Other Authors Buvet, R.
Ponnamperuma, Cyril, 1923-
Subjects Biochimie -- Congrès.
Biogenesis -- Congresses.
Biogenèse -- Congrès comme sujet.
Chimie?x Congrès.
Evolution, Chemical -- Congresses.
Évolution (biologie) -- Congrès.
Évolution -- Congrès comme sujet.
Évolution -- Congrès.
Évolution moléculaire -- Congrès.
Life -- Origin -- Congresses.
Life -- Origin.
Molecular Biology -- Congresses.
Molecular evolution -- Congresses.
Molecular evolution.
Origem das espécies.
Vie (biologie) -- Origines -- Congrès.
Series Molecular evolution ; 1.
Description xi, 560 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Copyright Date 1971.
Notes "Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada: American Elsevier Publishing Company ... New York."
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Problem of the origin of life : present state and prospects / A.I. Oparin -- The present state of molecular paleontology / M. Florkin -- Coherent structures and thermodynamic stability / I. Prigogine, A. Babloyantz -- An energetic approach to prebiological chemistry / H.J. Morowitz -- The recognition of description and function in chemical reaction networks / H.H. Pattee -- Energetical continuity between present-day and primeval syntheses of biological compounds / R. Buvet, E. Etaix, F. Godin, P. Leduc, L. Le Port -- Unsuccessful attempts of asymmetric synthesis under the influence of optically active quartz. Some comments about the possible origin of the dissymmetry of life / A. Amariglio, H. Amariglio -- Origin and development of optical activity of bio-organic compounds on the primordial earth / K. Harada -- Primary transformation processes under the influence of energy for models of primordial atmospheres in thermodynamic equilibrium / G. Toupance, F. Raulin, R. Buvet -- The role of shock waves in the formation of organic compounds in the primeval atmosphere / A.R. Hochstim -- Shock synthesis of amino acids in simulated primitive environments / A. Bar-Nun, N. Bar-Nun, S.H. Bauer, C. Sagan -- Prebiotic synthesis of the aromatic and other amino acids / N. Friedmann, W.J. Haverland, S.L. Miller -- Contribution from lower aldehydes to abiogenesis of biochemically important compounds / T.E. Pavlovskaya -- Experiments in Jovian atmosphere / M.S. Chadha, J.G. Lawless, J.J. Flores, C. Ponnamperuma -- Synthesis of adenine, guanine, cytosine, and other nitrogen organic compounds by a Fischer-Tropsch-like process / C.C. Yang, J. Oró -- The effect of imidazole, cyanamide, and polyornithine on the condensation of nucleotides in aqueous systems / J. Ibanez, A.P. Kimball, J. Oró -- The possible participation of esters as well as amides in prebiotic polymers / A. Rich -- Archetypes of present-day processes of transphosphorylation, transacylation and peptide synthesis / L. Le Port, E. Etaix, F. Godin, P. Leduc, R. Buvet -- Phosphate : solubilization and activation on the primitive earth / A.W. Schwartz -- The role of phosphates in chemical evolution / C. Ponnamperuma, S. Chang -- Mechanism of the cyanogen induced phosphorylation of sugars in aqueous solution / Ch. Degani, M. Halmann -- The origin of proteins : heteropolypeptides from hydrogen cyanide and water / C.N. Matthews -- Polymer formation in a simulated Jovian atmosphere / H. Noda, C. Ponnamperuma -- Polymerization of amino acid-phosphate anhydrides in the presence of clay minerals / M. Paecht-Horowitz -- The primordial sequence, ribosomes, and the genetic code / S.W. Fox, A. Yuki, T.V. Waehneldt, J.C. Lacey Jr. -- Recent progress in the study and abiotic production of catalytically active polymers of [alpha]-amino acids / K. Dose, L. Zaki -- The models of the evolution of photochemical electron transfer / A.A. Krasnovsky -- Possible role of the acid-base equilibrium in the evolution of the mechanism regulating primary photochemical processes of photosynthesis / V.B. Evstigneev -- Possible role of structural lipids in accumulating the energy of light / K.B. Serebrovskaya -- Evolution of the pigment system and primary processes of photosynthesis / N.V. Karapetyan -- Participation of flavins in photobiological processes in contemporary organisms / M.S. Kritsky -- The problem of chance in formation of protobionts by random aggregation of macromolecules / R.W. Kaplan -- A study on interrelation of model structures with biochemical processes occurring in these structures / N.V. Vasilyeva -- Oxidoreductases and the stability of coacervate drops / T.N. Evreinova, T.W. Mamontova, W.N. Karnauchov, A.N. Dudaev -- Possible participation of pigments in formation of simplest structures / G.A. Korneeva -- A possible pathway of biological membrane evolution / D.N. Ostrovsky -- The properties of an ion selective enzymatic asymmetric synthetic membrane / M.A. Mitz -- A model of selective accumulation of carbohydrates diffusing through artificial polymer membranes / L.N. Moiseeva -- Excitability, polyphosphates and precellular organization / N.W. Gabel -- Gramicidin S and tyrocidine biosynthesis : a primitive process of sequential addition of amino acids on polyenzymes / F. Lipmann -- Evolution of proteins / M.O. Dayhoff -- DNA : origin, evolution and variability / A.S. Antonov -- The origin of ribosomes and the evolution of rRNA / B.M. Mednikov -- The genetic code arid the origin of life / P. Gavaudan -- The origins of bacterial respiration / E. Broda -- Change of biochemical functions of organisms in the evolution of the biosphere / E.A. Boichenko -- Inorganic polyphosphates in evolution of phosphorus metabolism / I.S. Kulaev -- Inorganic pyrophosphate and the origin arid evolution of biological energy transformation / H. Baltscheffsky -- Some information on the possibility of preglycolytic ways in evolution / E. Pantskhava -- Microbial evolution on the early earth / L. Margulis -- Life in extreme environments / D.J. Kushner -- Organic substances in the universe / V.G. Fesenkov -- Carbonaceous chondrites and the prebiological origin of food / P.C. Sylvester-Bradley -- Carbonaceous chondrites and the chemical evolution of organic compounds / G.P. Vdovykin -- The planets and life / R.S. Young -- Extraterrestrial life study. Problem of its origin and evolution / V.A. Otrotchenko, L.M. Mukhin -- Carbon chemistry of the moon / G. Eglinton -- In situ analysis of planetary surfaces for organic materials / K. Biemann.
Genre Conference proceedings.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)506069
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