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

These small organic cmpds eg formaldehyde hydrogen

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Unformatted text preview: absence of life (abio$c synthesis). Simple molecules containing C, H, O, & N (such as H2, CO2, NH3, CH4) are fully reduced with the maximum number of electrons & hydrogen and thus can easily donate electrons during chemical reac$ons to form organic compounds (cmpds) with higher poten$al energy in the form of C- C bonds; this was triggered by an energy source such as sunlight or...
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This note was uploaded on 03/03/2013 for the course BIOL 1001 taught by Professor Dr.kelly during the Spring '13 term at York University.

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