Chemical Systems, chemical contiguity and the emergence of life

Kee, TP and Monnard, PA (2017) Chemical Systems, chemical contiguity and the emergence of life. Beilstein Journal of Organic Chemistry, 13. pp. 1551-1563. ISSN 1860-5397



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Keywords: chemical contiguity; chemical systems; geochemical environment; prebiotic synthesis; protocell
  • Accepted: 11 July 2017
  • Published (online): 7 August 2017
  • Published: 7 August 2017
Institution: The University of Leeds
Academic Units: The University of Leeds > Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences (Leeds) > School of Chemistry (Leeds) > Inorganic Chemistry (Leeds)
Depositing User: Symplectic Publications
Date Deposited: 20 Jul 2017 13:51
Last Modified: 04 Sep 2017 14:44
Status: Published
Publisher: Beilstein-Institut
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