Origen y evolución temprana de la vida

Antonio Lazcano Araujo-Reyes
Sara Ernestina Islas Graciano
Luis José Delaye Arredondo

Edificio A Primer Piso


Productos de docencia e investigación


Lazcano, A., E. Martin & T. Thorsteinsson. (Eds) 2005. Astrobiology: Bioastronomy 2004. 5(5) (Special Issue)


Islas, S., A. Velasco, A. Becerra, L. Delaye & A. Lazcano. 2007. Extremophiles and the Origin of Life. In: Gerday C. & Glansdorff N. (eds.) Physiology and Biochemistry of extremophiles. 1:3-10.

Lazcano, A. 2007. Prebiotic evolution and the origin of life: is a system-level understanding feasible? 57-78 In: Isidore Rigoutsos and GregStephanopoulos (eds). Systems Biology. (Oxford University Press, New York)

Lazcano, A. 2007. Creationism and the origin of life: did it all begin in a warm little pond? 180-196 In: A. J. Petto and L. R. Godfrey (eds). Scientists confront intelligent desingn and creationism (W. W. Norton, New York).

Oro, J., A. Lazcano & P. Ehrenfreud. 2006. Comets and the origin and evolution of life. 1-28. In: Thomas, P. J., R. D. Hicks, C. F. Chyba & C. P. McKay (eds) Comets and the Origin and Evolution of Life. Springer-Verlag, New York.


Bada, J. L., B. Jr.Fegley, S. Miller, A. Lazcano, H. J. Cleaves, R. M. Hazen & J. Chalmers. 2007. Debating evidence for the origin of life. Science. 315: 937-938

Becerra, A, L. Delaye, S. Islas & A. Lazcano. 2007. Very Early Stages of Biological Evolution Related to the Nature of the Last Common Ancestor of the Three Major Cell Domains. 38: (2007) of the Annual Review of Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics.

Borquez, E., H. J. Cleaves, A. Lazcano & S. L. Miller. 2005. An investigation of prebiotic purine synthesis from the hydrolysis of HCN polymers. Origins of Life and Evolution of Biospheres 35: 79-90

Briones, C., C. S. Manrubia, E. Lázaro, A. Lazcano & R. Amils. (2005). Reconstructing evolutionary relationships from functional data: a consistent classification of organisms based on translation inhibition response . Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34: 371-381.

Carrea, G., S. Colonna, D. R. Kelly, A. Lazcano, G. Ottolina & S. M. Roberts. 2005 . Polyamino acids as synthetic enzymes: mechanism, applications and relevanceto prebiotic catalysis . Trends in Biotechnology 23: 507-513

Delaye, L., A. Becerra & A. Lazcano. 2005. The last common ancestor: what's in a name? Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere 35: 537-554.

Delaye, L. & A. Lazcano. 2005. Prebiological evolution and the physics of the origin of life. Physics of Life Reviews 2: 47-64

Delaye L, A. Becerra, L. Orgel & A. Lazcano. 2007. Molecular Evolution of Peptide Methionine Sulfoxide Reductases (MsrA and MsrB): On the Early Development of a Mechanism That Protects Against Oxidative Damage. Journal Molecular Evolution 64(1):15-32. (Publicación Electronica, 2006).

Lazcano, A. 2005. Teaching evolution in Mexico: preaching to the choir. Science 310: 787-789.

Lazcano, A. 2006. Dating genetic takeovers: how old are cellular DNA genomes? Earth, Moon, and Planets. 98:184-187.

Martinez-Pérez F, D. Duran-Gutiérrez, L. Delaye, A. Becerra, G. Aguilar & S. Zinker. (2007). Loss of DNA: A plausible molecular level explanation for crustacean neuropeptide gene evolution. Peptides 28(1):76-82. (Publicación Electrónica, 2006).

Pascal, R., L. Boiteau, P. Forterre, M. Gargaud, A. Lazcano, P. López-García, D. Moreira, M. Ch, J. Pereto, D. Prieur & J. Reisse. 2006. Prebiotic chemistry –Biochemistry- Emergence of Life: a word of caution about chronology. Earth, Moon and Planets 98:153-157.


Cortez, Q. D., A. Lazcano & A. Becerra. 2005. Comparative analysis of methodologies for the detection of horizontally transferred genes: a reassessment of first order Markov models . In: Silico Biology 5: 0052



Brack, A., J. P. Ferris, A. Lazcano, S. L. Miller & J. W. Schopf. 2005. In memoriam: Professor Emeritus Joan Oró (1923-2004). Origins of Life and Evolution of the Biosphere 35: 297-298

Delaye, L. 2005. Los Cinco Reinos . Bios, un recorrido por la naturaleza. UNIVERSUM.

Lazcano, A. 2005. El origen de la vida: recuerdo de Alexandr. I. Oparin. Replicante No. 2: 113-115

Lazcano, A. 2006. La aparición de la vida. Replicante No. 2: 99-101

Lazcano, A. 2006. The origins of life. Have too many cooks spoiled the prebiotic soup? Natural History 115: 36-41.

Lazcano, A. 2006. El laberinto de los protobios. Luvina: Revista Literaria 42:44-45.

Lazcano, A. 2007. Hijo de Zague, ¿Zaguiño? Ciencias 85: 52-61

Memoria in extenso:

Lazcano, A. 2006. The synthesis of minimal cells: new ethical and social issues of contemporary biology. Science and Society: new ethical interactions: Proceedings of the International Sympoosium. (Fondazione Carlo Erba, Milano) 49-54.

Materias que imparten

Evolución I. Delaye Arredondo Luis José

Evolución II. Delaye Arredondo Luis José

Genética y Evolución . Diplomado de Biología para profesores de Bachillerato. Facultad de Ciencias UNAM. Mexico D.F. 13 al 17 enero del 2007. Antonio Lazcano-Araujo Reyes

Origen de la vida. Islas Graciano Sara Ernestina, Lazcano Araujo Reyes Antonio Eusebio.

Posgrado: El origen del Universo y de la Vida. Universidad de Verano de Adeje, Islas Canarias, España. Antonio Lazcano Araujo-Reyes