Assessing the origins of aliphatic amines in the Murchison meteorite from their compound-specific carbon isotopic ratios and enantiomeric composition

@article{Aponte2014AssessingTO,
  title={Assessing the origins of aliphatic amines in the Murchison meteorite from their compound-specific carbon isotopic ratios and enantiomeric composition},
  author={José C. Aponte and Jason P. Dworkin and Jamie E. Elsila},
  journal={Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta},
  year={2014},
  volume={141},
  pages={331-345}
}
The study of meteoritic organic compounds provides a unique window into the chemical inventory of the early Solar System and prebiotic chemistry that may have been important for the origin of life on Earth. Multiple families of organic compounds have been extracted from the Murchison meteorite, which is one of the most thoroughly studied carbonaceous chondrites. The amino acids extracted from Murchison have been extensively analyzed, including measurements of nonterrestrial stable isotopic… 

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