Flashcards in Chapter 1: Origins of Life Deck (10):
Who tried to simulate the formation of organic molecules from a "primordial soup" during the 1950s?
Stanley Miller, Harold Urey
What provides evidence that early life contained genetic information?
What provides evidence that early life had the ability to catalyze biochemical reactions?
What provides evidence that early life had a way to separate a cell's exterior from interior?
What is the name for a piece of RNA that can carry genetic information and catalyze its own splicing?
What is the name for a plasma membrane with a single phospholipid layer?
What were the first primitive cells composed of?
What theory tries to explain the origin of Eukaryotes?
Which organelle uses O2 for respiration to produce ATP?