The Family of Amide Molecules toward NGC 6334I

  title={The Family of Amide Molecules toward NGC 6334I},
  author={Niels F. W. Ligterink and Samer J. El-Abd and Crystal L. Brogan and Todd R. Hunter and Anthony J. Remijan and Robin T. Garrod and Brett M. McGuire},
  journal={The Astrophysical Journal},
Amide molecules produced in space could play a key role in the formation of biomolecules on a young planetary object. However, the formation and chemical network of amide molecules in space is not well understood. In this work, Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array observations are used to study a number of amide(-like) molecules toward the high-mass star-forming region NGC 6334I. The first detections of cyanamide (NH2CN), acetamide (CH3C(O)NH2), and N-methylformamide (CH3NHCHO) are… 

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