Template-directed polynucleotide synthesis on mineral surfaces

@article{Schwartz1984TemplatedirectedPS,
  title={Template-directed polynucleotide synthesis on mineral surfaces},
  author={Alan W. Schwartz and Leslie E. Orgel},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Evolution},
  year={1984},
  volume={21},
  pages={299-300}
}
Ferric hydroxide, a plausible prebiotic material, strongly adsorbs polynucleotides. We show that adsorption on ferric hydroxide and on several other minerals has no effect, under the conditions studies, on the template-directed oligomerization of guanylic acid on polycytidylic acid. 

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