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Author Guijarro, Albert.

Title The origin of chirality in the molecules of life : a revision from awareness to the current theories and perspectives of this unsolved problem / Albert Guijarro and Miguel Yus
Published Cambridge : Royal Society of Chemistry, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 150 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Theories of the origin of biomolecular homochirality -- The concept of chirality -- Chiral physical forces -- Mechanisms of amplification -- Spontaneous symmetry breaking -- Outside Earth : meteorites and comets -- Other local deterministic theories -- Intrinsic asymmetry of the university : the arrow of space-time and the unequal occurrence of matter and antimatter
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Biochemistry.
Form Electronic book
Author Yus, Miguel.
ISBN 0854041567 (hbk.)
1847558755 (online)
9780854041565 (hbk.)
9781847558756 (online)