Aliphatic amines in the Murchison meteorite


ANALYSES of the organic compounds found in the Murchison meteorite, a C2 chondrite that fell in Australia in 1969, have provided much new information about extraterrestrial organic chemical evolution. The soluble fraction of this meteorite has been shown to contain aromatic and aliphatic hydrocarbons1–4, mono-5 and dicarboxylic acids6 and various nitrogen… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/261126a0


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