Chemical evolution

Chemical Evolution and Origin of Life: A Review

Avnish Kumar Arora, Kuldeep Singh, Vivek Sheel Jaswal, Raman Singh

Abstract


Life has evolved approximately 3.7 billion years ago on Earth while the Earth itself was formed some 4.6 billion years ago. So it was the time of 0.9 billion years in which chemical reactions took place and formation of first living cell occurred. There are various views on origin of life. This review discusses and compares these theories with respect to chemical evolution and origin of life.

Keywords


Chemical evolution; Origin of life; metal oxides; clay; cyano complexes

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ISSN 2347–9825