DETECTABILITY OF GLYCINE IN SOLAR-TYPE SYSTEM PRECURSORS

@article{JmenezSerra2014DETECTABILITYOG,
  title={DETECTABILITY OF GLYCINE IN SOLAR-TYPE SYSTEM PRECURSORS},
  author={Izaskun J{\'i}menez-Serra and Leonardo Testi and Paola Caselli and Serena Viti},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal Letters},
  year={2014},
  volume={787}
}
Glycine (NH2CH2COOH) is the simplest amino acid relevant to life. Its detection in the interstellar medium is key to understanding the formation mechanisms of pre-biotic molecules and their subsequent delivery onto planetary systems. Glycine has been extensively searched for toward hot molecular cores, although these studies did not yield any firm detection. In contrast to hot cores, low-mass star forming regions, in particular their earliest stages represented by cold pre-stellar cores, may be… 

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