Origin of life researchers have hypothesized that one particular kind of organic molecule may have been the first precursor to a true living system. In this hypothesis, this molecule could serve as both a template for replication and as an enzyme to facilitate the replication process. What kind of organic molecule was this?

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    protein
    nucleic acid
    lipid
    carbohydrate
asked May 19, 2013 in Biology by anonymous
    

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nucleic acid
answered May 20, 2013 by Bioshare ~Top Expert~ (34,070 points)

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