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Document Type : Mini-Review


Young Researchers and Elite Club, Ardabil Branch, Islamic Azad University, Ardabil, Iran


Understanding the beginning of life on planet Earth has always been a captivating and scientifically very important and dynamic topic. The purpose of this study is to provide a concise review of some issuesrelated to the origin of life (OoL) on early Earth and stimulate further research into this important area of science. This brief review highlights the significance of the primordial soup as a nutrient-rich chemical mix in Earth's early oceans, and the Stanley Miller and Harold Urey experiment. Furthermore, it provides a brief description of the fundamental building blocks of life, such as lipids, nucleic acids (deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA)), proteins, and the role of entropy in chemical evolution. The results indicated that our understanding of the OoL continues to advance through interdisciplinary research and innovative experiments. As scientists delve deeper into the origins of life, we can anticipate further breakthroughs that will deepen our understanding of our own existence and the possibilities of life beyond Earth.


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