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The Journal of Visualized Experiments

Synthesis of Biomolecules

Caption: After a week of sparking in a Miller-Urey experiment, the contents within the reactant flask become visibly transformed. Miller-Urey's groundbreaking work is considered to be the first deliberate, efficient synthesis of biomolecules under simulated primitive Earth conditions.

Credit: JoVE—The Journal of Visualized Experiments

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