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Russian Journal of General Chemistry

, Volume 77, Issue 11, pp 1994–2005 | Cite as

Chirality as a problem of biochemical physics

  • V. A. Tverdislov
  • L. V. Yakovenko
  • A. A. Zhavoronkov
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Abstract

Molecular chiral asymmetry, created in the biosphere during biological evolution, is unambiguously realized in today’s world at the genetic level and in biosynthesis. According to our hypothesis, origination of molecular chiral asymmetry is associated with fractionation of enantiomers of chiral compounds that abiogenously evolved at the ocean-atmosphere nonequilibrium boundary during origination of the predecessors of living cells.

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General Chemistry Chiral Compound Emerin Biochemical Physic Serine Racemase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Tverdislov
    • 1
  • L. V. Yakovenko
    • 1
  • A. A. Zhavoronkov
    • 1
  1. 1.Physical DepartmentLomonosov Moscow State UniversityVorob’evy gory, MoscowRussia

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