Table 1 Trivial and IUPAC names of amino acids hitherto identified in the Murchison meteorite. Corresponding chemical structures for amino acids with up to five carbon atoms can be found in Fig. 1, structures with six and more carbon atoms are given in Fig. 2 (Bredehoft and Meierhenrich 2007)



Amino acid

IUPAC name



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