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  • noun organic chemistry A tetracyclic hydrocarbon related to the steroids

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  • Views on this paper, sterane "biomarker" molecules (organic molecules that are uniquely produced by eukaryotes) have been found in deposits that are 2.45 billion years old, suggesting that maybe Javaux et al. are right.

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