Optical Configuration of Amino-acids in Pre-Cambrian Fig Tree Chert

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Optically active amino-acids have been found in a sample of PreCambrian Fig Tree chert at least three thousand million years old.

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KVENVOLDEN, K., PETERSON, E. & POLLOCK, G. Optical Configuration of Amino-acids in Pre-Cambrian Fig Tree Chert. Nature 221, 141–143 (1969). https://doi.org/10.1038/221141a0

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