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Was the pre-biotic atmosphere of the earth heavily reducing?

Origins of Life

Sep 1, 1979

M H Hart

Abstract

A calculation of the net oxygen released by photosynthesis, and of the possible sinks for such oxygen, shows clearly that the pre-biotic atmosphere of the earth must have been heavily reducing.

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Oxidation-Reduction
Origin of Life
Dioxygen
Dark Reactions of Photosynthesis
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Was the pre-biotic atmosphere of the earth heavily reducing?

Origins of Life

Sep 1, 1979

M H Hart

PMID: 503453

DOI: 10.1007/bf00926819

Abstract

A calculation of the net oxygen released by photosynthesis, and of the possible sinks for such oxygen, shows clearly that the pre-biotic atmosphere of the earth must have been heavily reducing.

Mentioned in this Paper

Oxidation-Reduction
Origin of Life
Dioxygen
Dark Reactions of Photosynthesis

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