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The Resource Amino acids and the asymmetry of life : caught in the act of formation, Uwe Meierhenrich ; with a foreword by Henri B. Kagan, (electronic book)

Amino acids and the asymmetry of life : caught in the act of formation, Uwe Meierhenrich ; with a foreword by Henri B. Kagan, (electronic book)

Label
Amino acids and the asymmetry of life : caught in the act of formation
Title
Amino acids and the asymmetry of life
Title remainder
caught in the act of formation
Statement of responsibility
Uwe Meierhenrich ; with a foreword by Henri B. Kagan
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
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Meierhenrich, Uwe
Dewey number
576.83
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QH326
LC item number
.M45 2008eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Advances in astrobiology and biogeophysics
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  • Exobiology
  • Life
  • Asymmetry (Chemistry)
Label
Amino acids and the asymmetry of life : caught in the act of formation, Uwe Meierhenrich ; with a foreword by Henri B. Kagan, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-228) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of symbols and abbreviations -- Tracing life's origin: from amino acids to space mission ROSETTA -- Stereochemistry for the study of the origin of life -- Minority report: life's chiral molecules of opposite handedness -- When crystals deliver chirality to life -- When parity falls: the weak nuclear interaction -- Chiral fields: light, magnetism, and chirality -- Key to the prebiotic origin of amino acids -- A new record for chiral molecules in meteorites -- The new space race: chiral molecules on comets and on Mars -- Accelerating the carousel: amplification mechanisms -- Appendix
Control code
SPR288470227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540768869
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Amino acids and the asymmetry of life : caught in the act of formation, Uwe Meierhenrich ; with a foreword by Henri B. Kagan, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 207-228) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
List of symbols and abbreviations -- Tracing life's origin: from amino acids to space mission ROSETTA -- Stereochemistry for the study of the origin of life -- Minority report: life's chiral molecules of opposite handedness -- When crystals deliver chirality to life -- When parity falls: the weak nuclear interaction -- Chiral fields: light, magnetism, and chirality -- Key to the prebiotic origin of amino acids -- A new record for chiral molecules in meteorites -- The new space race: chiral molecules on comets and on Mars -- Accelerating the carousel: amplification mechanisms -- Appendix
Control code
SPR288470227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 241 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783540768869
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
Specific material designation
remote

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