Figure 5. This figure is a summary of the various postulates of the Genomic Potential Hypothesis.

Figure 5

This figure is a summary of the various postulates of the Genomic Potential Hypothesis. Coding sequences evolve from straight chemistry in innumerable pools on the earth's surface to provide a nearly unlimited reservoir of nucleic acid polymers which form themes and variations that are taken up by the various foci of cell formation. Once a cell has formed, it never loses its basic character, remaining either a micro-organism or developing a potential for a large animal during this 3.5 million years of the Archean period which would show up at varying times after the Cambrian period. Each new species eventually appears from its own pro-form and persists until the present or extinction.

From: Molecular Geneology

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