Life's origin : the beginnings of biological evolution / edited by J. William Schopf.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Berkeley : University of California Press, [2002], ©2002.
Description
208 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Details

Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction: The What, When, and How of Life's Beginnings / J. William Schopf
  • 1. Historical Understanding of Life's Beginnings / John Oro
  • 2. From Big Bang to Primordial Planet: Setting the Stage for the Origin of Life / Alan W. Schwartz and Sherwood Chang
  • 3. Formation of the Building Blocks of Life / Stanley L. Miller and Antonio Lazcano
  • 4. From Building Blocks to the Polymers of Life / James P. Ferris
  • 5. The Origin of Biological Information / Leslie E. Orgel
  • 6. When Did Life Begin? / J. William Schopf.
ISBN
  • 0520233905 (alk. paper)
  • 0520233913 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
2002002071
OCLC
49225186
RCP
C - S
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