Evidence for Extraterrestrial L-Amino Acid Excesses in the CM2 Aguas Zarcas and Murchison Meteorites: Predictions for Ryugu and Bennu

Glavin D. P., Elsila J. E., McLain H. L., Aponte J. C., Parker E. T. et al.

52nd Lunar and Planetary Science Conference (2021), Abstract #1086


“We report the detection of extraterrestrial L-amino acids excesses in the Aguas Zarcas and Murchison meteorites that provides additional evidence of amplification of left over right handed amino acids during aqueous alteration on the CM2 parent body.”