Beginnings of Cellular Life: Metabolism Recapitulates Biogenesis
In this book an internationally renowned scientist presents a radically new theory of the origin of life on Earth 4 billion years ago. Harold J. Morowitz postulates that the first step toward the origin of life was the spontaneous condensation of amphiphilic molecules to form vesicles (or protocells). This hypothesis provides a framework for reexamining the emergence of ce...more
Hardcover, 195 pages
Published December 23rd 1992 by Yale University Press
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