Catalytic Activities Of [GADV]-Peptides

@article{Oba2005CatalyticAO,
  title={Catalytic Activities Of [GADV]-Peptides},
  author={Takae Oba and Jun Fukushima and Masako Maruyama and Ryoko Iwamoto and Kenji Ikehara},
  journal={Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={447-460}
}
We have previously postulated a novel hypothesis for the origin of life, assuming that life on the earth originated from “[GADV]-protein world”, not from the “RNA world” (see Ikehara's review, 2002). The [GADV]-protein world is constituted from peptides and proteins with random sequences of four amino acids (glycine [G], alanine [A], aspartic acid [D] and valine [V]), which accumulated by pseudo-replication of the [GADV]-proteins. To obtain evidence for the hypothesis, we produced [GADV… CONTINUE READING
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