8 BIOL 1001 Evidence for Evolution - Life from abiotic processes (Jan. 23) NOT COVERED IN CLASS

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Unformatted text preview: heat from a volcanic erup$on. These small organic cmpds (e.g., formaldehyde, hydrogen cyanide) then reacted (again light & heat energy added) to form mid- size molecules (e.g., amino acids, nitrogenous bases, & sugars), which accumulated & linked to form large types of molecules we now find in cells (e.g., proteins, nucleic acids) Freeman, 2/e Cdn Key carbon- containing molecules formed early...
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