Campbell Biology (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321775651
ISBN 13: 978-0-32177-565-8

Chapter 4 - 4.1 - Concept Check: 1

Answer

Until that point, organic molecules from living things such urea from an animal were not known to be able to be made without the living thing. It was believed only living organisms could create organic compounds.

Work Step by Step

This was a key discovery that biological molecules could be made solely in a test tube.
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