Evidence for Extraterrestrial Amino-acids and Hydrocarbons in the Murchison Meteorite

@article{Kvenvolden1970EvidenceFE,
  title={Evidence for Extraterrestrial Amino-acids and Hydrocarbons in the Murchison Meteorite},
  author={Keith A. Kvenvolden and James G. Lawless and Katherine Pering and Etta Peterson and JOSE J. Flores and Cyril Ponnamperuma and Ian R. Kaplan and Carleton B. Moore},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1970},
  volume={228},
  pages={923-926}
}
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  • Chemistry, Medicine
  • Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • 1972
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