Prebiotic Amino Acids as Asymmetric Catalysts

@article{Pizzarello2004PrebioticAA,
  title={Prebiotic Amino Acids as Asymmetric Catalysts},
  author={Sandra Pizzarello and Arthur L. Weber},
  journal={Science},
  year={2004},
  volume={303},
  pages={1151 - 1151}
}
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