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Symmetry 2010, 2(3), 1450-1460; doi:10.3390/sym2031450
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Possible Physical Mechanisms in the Galaxy to Cause Homochiral Biomaterials for Life

Received: 2 February 2010 / Revised: 8 May 2010 / Accepted: 21 June 2010 / Published: 9 July 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Symmetry of Life and Homochirality)
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Abstract

The origin of homochirality in life remains a mystery that some believe is essential for life, and which may result from chiral symmetry breaking interactions with galactic organic material.
Keywords: homochirality; symmetry-breaking; biomolecules homochirality; symmetry-breaking; biomolecules
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