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GUANINE: FORMATION DURING THE THERMAL POLYMERIZATION OF AMINO ACIDS.

Authors
  • PONNAMPERUMA, C
  • YOUNG, R S
  • MUNOZ, E F
  • MCCAW, B K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Science (New York, N.Y.)
Publication Date
Mar 27, 1964
Volume
143
Issue
3613
Pages
1449–1450
Identifiers
PMID: 14107450
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

The action of heat on a mixture of amino acids was studied as a possible abiological pathway for the synthesis of purines and pyrimidines. Guanine was detected. This result is significant in the context of chemical evolution.

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