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Chemical synthesis

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noun

The production of a more complex chemical compound by combining two or more simpler chemical entities or precursors


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Examples of chemical synthesis include organic synthesis and dehydration synthesis.


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Newbie question about the first life

... by a primitive boundary, but what led to this was not any entirely chemical process but "physical chemistry", a rearrangement of elements ... tissue) or b) enzymes (biocatalysts). An example of this would be the synthesis of the amino acid serine in the primitive atmosphere, thus: two ...

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by piscilactovegetarian
Tue Feb 25, 2014 10:21 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Newbie question about the first life
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Re: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?

... TIME , BUT “ NOT ALL OF THE TIME” : GTP is primarily used for Protein synthesis at the ribosomes . GTP hydrolysis is SLOW .* The extra amount of ... . BUT when the FASTER reaction is prime importance than the ATP is the `chemical you need` , ATP has “faster hydrolysis time” compared to others ...

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by metingun2
Sun Oct 06, 2013 11:53 am
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Why is ATP rather than GTP, CTP or TTP the energy currency?
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... like error correction, and DNA damage from environment like from chemical or UV radiation sources. There are also more mutations in DNA, by ... antibiotic resistance for the organism, slow the process of protein synthesis, slow growth rates, and reduce the ability of the affected bacterium ...

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by scottie
Thu Sep 20, 2012 4:13 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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question for evolutionary biologist.

and BTW if you take DNA from some organism and synthesise exactly the same chemically, you will not find any difference. Thus the chemical synthesis of the DNA (which was BTW ...

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by JackBean
Tue Sep 18, 2012 5:37 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: question for evolutionary biologist.
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... no longer bind productively to the bacterial ribosome; or (III) chemical modification requiring oxygen and NADPH and catalysis by enzymes. ... antibiotic resistance for the organism, slow the process of protein synthesis, slow growth rates, and reduce the ability of the affected bacterium ...

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by scottie
Fri Aug 17, 2012 3:46 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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