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Alternative Pathway Could Change the Field of Pre-life Chemistry

January 31, 2012

Ramanarayanan Krishnamurthy and Vasu Sagi Ever since the quest to recreate the chemistry of life began, chemists considered a chemical pathway known as the formose reaction the only route for producing essential sugars. Now a group has shown that an alternative pathway to those sugars is possible. Full Story

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