On 27 May 1996, Howard R. Olson wrote:
> I need a review article on the "RNA world" hypothesis. I hope it will
> be as current as possible but must have something in at least the past 5
> or 10 years.
Start with _The RNA World_ 1993. Gesteland, R.F.; Atkins, J.F. ed. Cold
Sping Harbor Laboratory Press...
Joyce, G.F. 1989. RNA evolution and the origins of life. Nature 338:217-224
Lazcano, A.; Miller, S.L. 1994. How long did it take for life to begin
and evole to cyanobacteria? J. Mol. Evol. 39:546-554
Benner, S.A., Ellington, A.D., Tauer, A. 1989. Modern metabolism as a
palimpsest of the RNA world. PNAS 86:7054-7058
Hope this helps...
Jeff Huckaby Jeff Huckaby
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