By Natural Philosopher Mike Prestwood
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Formation of Prebiotic Microenvironments

Formation of Prebiotic Microenvironments

From Year 0 (BCE/CE): -4000000000
Post Date: 04/01/2024

Alongside or following the chemical evolution of organic molecules, the formation of prebiotic microenvironments, such as hydrothermal vents or warm little ponds, provided niches where concentrations of organic molecules could interact. These environments could have been crucial for the assembly of complex organic molecules and the initiation of catalytic cycles.

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