One-pot synthesis of amino acid precursors with insoluble organic matter in planetesimals with aqueous activity. / Kebukawa, Yoko; Chan, Queenie Hoi Shan; Tachibana, Shogo; Kobayashi, Kensei; Zolensky, Michael.

In: Science Advances, Vol. 3, No. 3, e1602093, 17.03.2017, p. 1-7.

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One-pot synthesis of amino acid precursors with insoluble organic matter in planetesimals with aqueous activity. / Kebukawa, Yoko; Chan, Queenie Hoi Shan; Tachibana, Shogo; Kobayashi, Kensei; Zolensky, Michael.

In: Science Advances, Vol. 3, No. 3, e1602093, 17.03.2017, p. 1-7.

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Kebukawa, Y, Chan, QHS, Tachibana, S, Kobayashi, K & Zolensky, M 2017, 'One-pot synthesis of amino acid precursors with insoluble organic matter in planetesimals with aqueous activity', Science Advances, vol. 3, no. 3, e1602093, pp. 1-7. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1602093

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Kebukawa, Y., Chan, Q. H. S., Tachibana, S., Kobayashi, K., & Zolensky, M. (2017). One-pot synthesis of amino acid precursors with insoluble organic matter in planetesimals with aqueous activity. Science Advances, 3(3), 1-7. [e1602093]. https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.1602093

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Kebukawa, Yoko ; Chan, Queenie Hoi Shan ; Tachibana, Shogo ; Kobayashi, Kensei ; Zolensky, Michael. / One-pot synthesis of amino acid precursors with insoluble organic matter in planetesimals with aqueous activity. In: Science Advances. 2017 ; Vol. 3, No. 3. pp. 1-7.

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