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Biology 1001A Lecture Notes - Thalidomide, Stromatolite, Transfer Rna


Department
Biology
Course Code
BIOL 1001A
Professor
Tom Haffie

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Lecture 3: Origin of Life
virophage suggects virus are alive
So, what is life?
Life developed early
Stromatolites (3.5 billion years ago)
cyanobacteria
LUCA
Cells made of lipids
Genetic system based on DNA
DNA to RNA to Protein transfer of information
Common system of protein assembly
Proteins
ATP
Glucose
What came before LUCA?
Prokaryotes don’t exist!
Stages of prebiotic evolution
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