Robert M Hazen

Summary

Affiliation: Carnegie Institution of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Chiral selection on inorganic crystalline surfaces
    Robert M Hazen
    Carnegie Institution of Washington and NASA Astrobiology Institute, 5251 Broad Branch Road NW, Washington DC 20015, USA
    Nat Mater 2:367-74. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial activity at gigapascal pressures
    Anurag Sharma
    Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Road, N W, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Science 295:1514-6. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Adsorption of nucleic acid components on rutile (TiO(2)) surfaces
    H James Cleaves
    Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Astrobiology 10:311-23. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Attachment of L-glutamate to rutile (alpha-TiO(2)): a potentiometric, adsorption, and surface complexation study
    Caroline M Jonsson
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Langmuir 25:12127-35. 2009
  5. doi request reprint The emergence of patterning in lifes origin and evolution
    Robert M Hazen
    Carnegie Institution, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Int J Dev Biol 53:683-92. 2009
  6. pmc Mineral surfaces, geochemical complexities, and the origins of life
    Robert M Hazen
    Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2:a002162. 2010
  7. pmc Functional information and the emergence of biocomplexity
    Robert M Hazen
    Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution, 5251 Broad Branch Road NW, Washington, DC 20015 1305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8574-81. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Hydrothermal reactions of pyruvic acid: synthesis, selection, and self-assembly of amphiphilic molecules
    Robert M Hazen
    Carnegie Institution and NASA Astrobiology Institute, 5251 Broad Branch Road NW, Washington, DC 20015 1305, USA
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 37:143-52. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The first contribution of capillary electrophoresis to the study of abiotic origins of homochirality: investigation of the enantioselective adsorption of 3-carboxy adipic acid on minerals
    María Castro-Puyana
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Electrophoresis 29:1548-55. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Debating evidence for the origin of life on Earth
    Jeffrey L Bada
    Science 315:937-9; author reply 937-9. 2007

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Publications11

  1. ncbi request reprint Chiral selection on inorganic crystalline surfaces
    Robert M Hazen
    Carnegie Institution of Washington and NASA Astrobiology Institute, 5251 Broad Branch Road NW, Washington DC 20015, USA
    Nat Mater 2:367-74. 2003
    ..Here we review experimental and theoretical approaches to chiral selection on inorganic crystalline surfaces - research that is poised to open this new frontier in understanding and exploiting surface-molecule interactions...
  2. ncbi request reprint Microbial activity at gigapascal pressures
    Anurag Sharma
    Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Road, N W, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Science 295:1514-6. 2002
    ..1 MPa). Evidence of microbial viability and activity at these extreme pressures expands by an order of magnitude the range of conditions representing the habitable zone in the solar system...
  3. doi request reprint Adsorption of nucleic acid components on rutile (TiO(2)) surfaces
    H James Cleaves
    Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, 5251 Broad Branch Rd NW, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Astrobiology 10:311-23. 2010
    ..The conformations of the molecules bound to rutile surfaces appear to favor specific interactions, which in turn may allow identification of the most favorable mineral surfaces for nucleic acid adsorption...
  4. doi request reprint Attachment of L-glutamate to rutile (alpha-TiO(2)): a potentiometric, adsorption, and surface complexation study
    Caroline M Jonsson
    Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218, USA
    Langmuir 25:12127-35. 2009
    ..Overall, our results serve as a basis for a better quantitative understanding of how and under what conditions acidic amino acids bind to oxide mineral surfaces...
  5. doi request reprint The emergence of patterning in lifes origin and evolution
    Robert M Hazen
    Carnegie Institution, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Int J Dev Biol 53:683-92. 2009
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  6. pmc Mineral surfaces, geochemical complexities, and the origins of life
    Robert M Hazen
    Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, DC 20015, USA
    Cold Spring Harb Perspect Biol 2:a002162. 2010
    ..Thus, mineral surfaces may have contributed centrally to the linked prebiotic problems of containment and organization by promoting the transition from a dilute prebiotic "soup" to highly ordered local domains of key biomolecules...
  7. pmc Functional information and the emergence of biocomplexity
    Robert M Hazen
    Geophysical Laboratory, Carnegie Institution, 5251 Broad Branch Road NW, Washington, DC 20015 1305, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:8574-81. 2007
    ..In each case we observe evidence for several distinct solutions with different maximum degrees of function, features that lead to steps in plots of information versus degree of function...
  8. ncbi request reprint Hydrothermal reactions of pyruvic acid: synthesis, selection, and self-assembly of amphiphilic molecules
    Robert M Hazen
    Carnegie Institution and NASA Astrobiology Institute, 5251 Broad Branch Road NW, Washington, DC 20015 1305, USA
    Orig Life Evol Biosph 37:143-52. 2007
    ..These results suggest that a robust family of prebiotic reaction pathways produces similar products over a range of geochemical and astrochemical environments...
  9. doi request reprint The first contribution of capillary electrophoresis to the study of abiotic origins of homochirality: investigation of the enantioselective adsorption of 3-carboxy adipic acid on minerals
    María Castro-Puyana
    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Alcala, Alcala de Henares, Madrid, Spain
    Electrophoresis 29:1548-55. 2008
    ..Results showed that an enantioselective adsorption of the enantiomers of 3-carboxy adipic acid on minerals took place...
  10. ncbi request reprint Debating evidence for the origin of life on Earth
    Jeffrey L Bada
    Science 315:937-9; author reply 937-9. 2007
  11. ncbi request reprint Sequence analysis of trimer isomers formed by montmorillonite catalysis in the reaction of binary monomer mixtures
    Gözen Ertem
    Geophysical Laboratory and NASA Astrobiology Institute, Washington, DC, USA
    Astrobiology 7:715-22. 2007
    ..These results lend support to Bernal's hypothesis that minerals may have played a significant role in the chemical processes that led to the origin of life by catalyzing the formation of phosphodiester bonds in RNA-like oligomers...