A search for endogenous amino acids in martian meteorite ALH84001.

@article{Bada1998ASF,
  title={A search for endogenous amino acids in martian meteorite ALH84001.},
  author={Jeffrey L. Bada and Daniel P. Glavin and G. D. Mcdonald and Luann Becker},
  journal={Science},
  year={1998},
  volume={279 5349},
  pages={
          362-5
        }
}
Trace amounts of glycine, serine, and alanine were detected in the carbonate component of the martian meteorite ALH84001 by high-performance liquid chromatography. The detected amino acids were not uniformly distributed in the carbonate component and ranged in concentration from 0.1 to 7 parts per million. Although the detected alanine consists primarily of the L enantiomer, low concentrations (<0.1 parts per million) of endogenous D-alanine may be present in the ALH84001 carbonates. The amino… 
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