Jheeta, S. Molecules to Microbes. Sci2020, 2, 86.
Jheeta, S. Molecules to Microbes. Sci 2020, 2, 86.
How did life begin on Earth? And is there life elsewhere in the Cosmos? Challenging questions, indeed. The series of conferences established by NoR CEL in 2013, addresses these very same questions. The basis for this paper is the summary report of oral presentations that were delivered by NoR CEL’s network members during the 2018 Athens conference and, as such, disseminates the latest research which they have put forward. More in depth material can be found by consulting the contributors referenced papers. Overall, the outcome of this conspectus on the conference demonstrates a case for the existence of “probable chemistry” during the prebiotic epoch.
Probable chemistry; LUCA; origin of life; bio-signals; gene transfer; RNA; DNA
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