The hydrothermal imprint on life: Did heatshock proteins, metalloproteins and photosynthesis begin around hydrothermal vents?

E. G. Nisbet, C. M. R. Fowler

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationTectonic, Magmatic and Hydrothermal Segmentation of Mid-Ocean Ridges
EditorsC. J. MacLeod, P. Tyler, C. L. Walker
PublisherGeological Society of London
ISBN (Print)1-897799-72-1
Publication statusPublished - 1996

Publication series

NameGeological Society London Special Publication


  • hydrothermal vent
  • mid-ocean ridge
  • heat-shock protein
  • photosynthesis
  • phototaxis
  • bacteria
  • evolution

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