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Biogeochemistry : life before the rise of oxygen

Fischer, Woodward W. (2008) Biogeochemistry : life before the rise of oxygen. Nature, 455 (7216). pp. 1051-1052. ISSN 0028-0836. doi:10.1038/4551051a.

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The discovery of molecular fossils in 2.7-billion-year-old rocks prompted a re-evaluation of microbial evolution, and of the advent of photosynthesis and rise of atmospheric oxygen. That discovery now comes into question.

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Additional Information:© 2008 Nature Publishing Group.
Subject Keywords:atmospheric oxygen; molecular fossils; biomarkers
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
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