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Asymmetric amplification in amino acid sublimation involving racemic compound to conglomerate conversion

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Viedma Molero, Cristóbal and Noorduin, Wim L. and Ortiz Menéndez, José Eugenio and Torres, Trinidad and Cintas Moreno, Pedro (2011) Asymmetric amplification in amino acid sublimation involving racemic compound to conglomerate conversion. Chemical communications, 47 . pp. 671-673. ISSN 1364-548X

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Abstract

A straightforward unprecedented sublimation protocol that
reveals both conversion of a racemic compound into a racemic
conglomerate and subsequent enantioenrichment has been developed
for the proteinogenic amino acid valine. The phenomenon
has been observed in closed and open systems, providing insight
into asymmetric amplification mechanisms under presumably
prebiotic conditions.


Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Racemic conglomerate; Amino acid sublimation
Subjects:Sciences > Geology > Crystallography
ID Code:16518
Deposited On:26 Sep 2012 09:14
Last Modified:11 Dec 2018 08:46

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