Increased complexity in interstellar chemistry: detection and chemical modeling of ethyl formate and n-propyl cyanide in Sagittarius B2(N)

@article{Belloche2009IncreasedCI,
  title={Increased complexity in interstellar chemistry: detection and chemical modeling of ethyl formate and n-propyl cyanide in Sagittarius B2(N)},
  author={Arnaud Belloche and Robin T. Garrod and Holger S. P. Muller and Karl M. Menten and Claudia Comito and P. Schilke MPIfR Bonn and Cornell University and University of Cologne},
  journal={Astronomy and Astrophysics},
  year={2009},
  volume={499},
  pages={215-232}
}
Context. In recent years, organic molecules of increasing complexity have been found toward the prolific Galactic center source Sagittarius B2. Aims. We wish to explore the degree of complexity that the interstellar chemistry can reach in star-forming regions. Methods. We carried out a complete line survey of the hot cores Sgr B2(N) and (M) with the IRAM 30 m telescope in the 3 mm range, plus partial surveys at 2 and 1.3 mm. We analyzed this spectral survey in the local thermodynamical… 

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