On the self-replication of chirality

Patrick D. Bailey

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The 'MB2-catalyst' model, involving two product molecules in an autocatalytic process, is the simplest system that is capable of self-replication to generate optically active products spontaneously.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1797-1798
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number17
Publication statusPublished - 1995


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