Biochirality

Origins, Evolution and Molecular Recognition

  • Pedro Cintas

Part of the Topics in Current Chemistry book series (TOPCURRCHEM, volume 333)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Chaitanya Giri, Fred Goesmann, Cornelia Meinert, Amanda C. Evans, Uwe J. Meierhenrich
    Pages 41-82
  3. Jason E. Hein, Dragos Gherase, Donna G. Blackmond
    Pages 83-108
  4. Arántzazu González-Campo, David B. Amabilino
    Pages 109-156
  5. Sindrila Dutta Banik, Nilashis Nandi
    Pages 255-305
  6. Chaitanya Giri, Fred Goesmann, Cornelia Meinert, Amanda C. Evans, Uwe J. Meierhenrich
    Pages 307-307
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 311-314

About this book

Introduction

Early History of the Recognition of Molecular Biochirality, by Joseph Gal, Pedro Cintas

Synthesis and Chirality of Amino Acids Under Interstellar Conditions, by Chaitanya Giri, Fred Goesmann, Cornelia Meinert, Amanda C. Evans, Uwe J. Meierhenrich

Chemical and Physical Models for the Emergence of Biological Homochirality, by son E. Hein, Dragos Gherase, Donna G. Blackmond

Biomolecules at Interfaces: Chiral, Naturally, by Arántzazu González-Campo and David B. Amabilino 

Stochastic Mirror Symmetry Breaking: Theoretical Models and Simulation of Experiments, by Celia Blanco, David Hochberg

Self-Assembly of Dendritic Dipeptides as a Model of Chiral Selection in Primitive Biological Systems, by Brad M. Rosen, Cécile Roche, Virgil Percec

Chirality and Protein Biosynthesis, by Sindrila Dutta Banik, Nilashis Nandi

Keywords

Biological Homochirality Chemical Evolution Chiral Selection Chirality of Amino Acids Dendritic Dipeptides Molecular Biochirality Molecular Recognition Primitive Biological Systems Protein Biosynthesis Stochastic Mirror Symmetry

Editors and affiliations

  • Pedro Cintas
    • 1
  1. 1.Dpto. Quimica Organica e InorganicaFacultad de Ciencias-UEXBadajozSpain

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-37626-9
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Chemistry and Materials Science
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-37625-2
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-37626-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0340-1022
  • Series Online ISSN 1436-5049
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