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Shattered mirrors

How did the preference for 'single-handedness' in biological molecules arise? Amplification of the trace imbalance in a mixture of handed molecules bolsters the case for chance being the answer.

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Siegel, J. Shattered mirrors. Nature 419, 346–347 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1038/419346a

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