The Cell: A Molecular Approach 7th Edition

Published by Sinauer Associates
ISBN 10: 160535290X
ISBN 13: 978-1-60535-290-9

Chapter 1 - An Overview of Cells and Cell Research - Question: 1

Answer

Stanley Miller's experiment disproved the abiogenesis theory of the origin of life.

Work Step by Step

Miller and Urey conducted several experiments which stimulated the early atmospheric conditions of earth. These experiments proved that amino acids could be created from carbon dioxide, ammonia, methane, and water vapor along with electric energy and condensation. After a few days of these conditions in experimentation, organic molecules could be observed similar to primordial soup.
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