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Oparin, Alexander Ivanovich
Collection of 11 books by Oparin, together with the festschrift issued in honor of Oparin's 80th birthday. From the library of Melvin Calvin
1953. Oparin, Alexander Ivanovich (1894-1980). Collection of 11 books by Oparin, together with the festschrift issued in honor of Oparin's 80th birthday, as listed below. From the library of Melvin Calvin (1911-97), 1961 Nobel Laureate in chemistry. Includes six books inscribed by Oparin to Calvin, and seven books with Calvin's ownership signature. V.p., 1953-75. Very good; see list for condition details. First Editions or First Editions in English unless otherwise specified. Oparin was the first to propose the heterotrophic or "primordial soup" theory of the origin of life on Earth. In Proiskhozhedenie zhizni (1924), his first book on the subject, Oparin hypothesized that life arose from the organic compounds formed on the planet's surface during its early history. "Oparin's central thesis was that the first organisms to emerge in the anaerobic environment of the primitive Earth must have been heterotrophic bacteria. He proposed that life had been preceded by a lengthy period of abiotic syntheses and accumulation of organic compounds that had led to the accumulation he called the primordial soup" (Garrison-Morton.com 7384). This collection of Oparin materials is from the library of Melvin Calvin, who received the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1961 for discovering the process now known as the "Calvin cycle" of photosynthesis, by which plants convert carbon dioxide and other compounds into glucose. Calvin was also deeply interested in the chemical origins and evolution of life on Earth, publishing a book on the subject in 1969. In 1973 both men were honored by the Internat … [Cliquez ci-dessous pour une description complète]
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