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An astrophysically-relevant mechanism for amino acid enantiomer enrichment

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Abstract

The sublimation of low ee amino acids was examined while exploring simple mechanisms by which high ee amino acids can be generated under conditions that exist in space; significant enantioenrichment of a variety of amino acids by sublimation was achieved.

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The article was received on 26 Feb 2007, accepted on 12 Apr 2007 and first published on 27 Apr 2007


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B702882B
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2007,0, 2578-2580
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    An astrophysically-relevant mechanism for amino acid enantiomer enrichment

    S. P. Fletcher, R. B. C. Jagt and B. L. Feringa, Chem. Commun., 2007, 0, 2578
    DOI: 10.1039/B702882B

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