Special Issue "Origin of Life - Feature Papers"
A special issue of Life (ISSN 2075-1729).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2011)
Dr. Shu-Kun Lin
MDPI AG, Kandererstrasse 25, CH-4057 Basel, Switzerland
Phone: +41 79 322 33 79
Interests: Gibbs paradox; entropy; symmetry; similarity; diversity; information theory; thermodynamics; process irreversibility or spontaneity; stability; nature of the chemical processes; molecular recognition; open access journals
Manuscripts should be submitted online at www.mdpi.com by registering and logging in to this website. Once you are registered, click here to go to the submission form. Manuscripts can be submitted until the deadline. Papers will be published continuously (as soon as accepted) and will be listed together on the special issue website. Research articles, review articles as well as communications are invited. For planned papers, a title and short abstract (about 100 words) can be sent to the Editorial Office for announcement on this website.
Submitted manuscripts should not have been published previously, nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere (except conference proceedings papers). All manuscripts are refereed through a peer-review process. A guide for authors and other relevant information for submission of manuscripts is available on the Instructions for Authors page. Life is an international peer-reviewed Open Access quarterly journal published by MDPI.
Please visit the Instructions for Authors page before submitting a manuscript. For the first couple of issues the Article Processing Charge (APC) will be waived for well-prepared manuscripts. English correction and/or formatting fees of 250 CHF (Swiss Francs) will be charged in certain cases for those articles accepted for publication that require extensive additional formatting and/or English corrections.
Article: DNA Movies and Panspermia
Life 2011, 1(1), 9-18; doi:10.3390/life1010009
Received: 14 September 2011; in revised form: 8 October 2011 / Accepted: 18 October 2011 / Published: 20 October 2011| Download PDF Full-text (212 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Article: The Apparent Involvement of ANMEs in Mineral Dependent Methane Oxidation, as an Analog for Possible Martian Methanotrophy
Life 2011, 1(1), 19-33; doi:10.3390/life1010019
Received: 25 August 2011; in revised form: 14 September 2011 / Accepted: 11 November 2011 / Published: 18 November 2011| Download PDF Full-text (2627 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Life 2011, 1(1), 34-48; doi:10.3390/life1010034
Received: 16 September 2011; in revised form: 2 November 2011 / Accepted: 9 November 2011 / Published: 18 November 2011| Download PDF Full-text (193 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Life 2012, 2(1), 1-105; doi:10.3390/life2010001
Received: 15 November 2011; in revised form: 10 December 2011 / Accepted: 13 December 2011 / Published: 23 December 2011| Download PDF Full-text (1937 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Life 2012, 2(1), 135-164; doi:10.3390/life2010135
Received: 23 November 2011; in revised form: 14 December 2011 / Accepted: 17 December 2011 / Published: 4 January 2012| Download PDF Full-text (623 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Essay: Primal Eukaryogenesis: On the Communal Nature of Precellular States, Ancestral to Modern Life
Life 2012, 2(1), 170-212; doi:10.3390/life2010170
Received: 8 November 2011; in revised form: 29 December 2011 / Accepted: 11 January 2012 / Published: 23 January 2012| Download PDF Full-text (768 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Article: Flexible Enantioselectivity of Tryptophanase Attributable to Benzene Ring in Heterocyclic Moiety of D-Tryptophan
Life 2012, 2(2), 215-228; doi:10.3390/life2020215
Received: 23 March 2012; in revised form: 2 May 2012 / Accepted: 17 May 2012 / Published: 30 May 2012| Download PDF Full-text (215 KB) | Download XML Full-text
Last update: 10 October 2012