VOL. 30 (No. 3)

September     2002

Contents

ARTICLES

CHEMICAL EVOLUTION OF RNA MONOMERS AND RNA POLYMERASES:
IMPLICATIONS FROM SEARCH FOR THE PREBIOTIC PATHWAY OF FORMATION OF RNA FROM ADENOSINE 5'-TRIPHOSPHATE IN THE PRESENCE OF THERMAL CONDENSATION PRODUCTS OF AMINO ACIDS AS PRIMITIVE ENZYMES
   Kunio Kawamura*, Kazuhiro Kuranoue and Masatosi Umehara …………………………………………………… (123)     HTML      PDF (1112k)


SPECIAL ISSUE

Preface to the Special Issue on " Extraterrestrial Exploration Projects in Japan"
   Hajime MITA ……………………………………………………………………… (135)     HTML      PDF (14k)

EXPLORATION PROGRAMS TO THE MOON-WHY DON'T YOU RETURN TO THE MOON?-
   Jun'ichi HARUYAMA ……………………………………………… (138)     HTML      PDF (873k)

PRIMITIVE BODY EXPLORATION IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM AND ASTROBIOLOGY
   Hajime Yano ……………………………………………… (144)     HTML      PDF (1313k)

EXTRA-SOLAR PLANET DETECTION
   Motohide Tamura ……………………………………………………… (157)     HTML      PDF (81k)

NEWS AND VIEWS

Information from the 28th Annual Meeting of the SSOEL-Japan
   Kimihiko Goto……………………………………………………… (162)     HTML     

Joining in the 13th International Conference on the Origin of Life
   Kensei Kobayashi ………………………………………… (162)       HTML      PDF

Joining in the 10th ISSOL Meeting
   Dai SHIOTA…………………………………………… (165)     HTML     PDF

Guide to the book "Geochemistry and the Origin of Life"
   Satoru Nakashima………………………………………(166)      HTML

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