Dehydration and Rehydration in a Prebiological System

Science  15 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3720, pp. 362-363
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3720.362


A proteinoid microsphere suspension system was subjected to cyclic dehydration and rehydration. Particles having somewhat coacervate properties were observed, suggesting a relation between the coacervate and proteinoid origin of cells.