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Prebiotic chemicals—amino acid and phosphorus—in the coma of comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko

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Science Advances  27 May 2016:
Vol. 2, no. 5, e1600285
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.1600285

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  • Received for publication February 10, 2016
  • Accepted for publication May 3, 2016

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  1. Kathrin Altwegg1,2,*,
  2. Hans Balsiger1,
  3. Akiva Bar-Nun3,
  4. Jean-Jacques Berthelier4,
  5. Andre Bieler1,5,
  6. Peter Bochsler1,
  7. Christelle Briois6,
  8. Ursina Calmonte1,
  9. Michael R. Combi5,
  10. Hervé Cottin7,
  11. Johan De Keyser8,
  12. Frederik Dhooghe8,
  13. Bjorn Fiethe9,
  14. Stephen A. Fuselier10,
  15. Sébastien Gasc1,
  16. Tamas I. Gombosi5,
  17. Kenneth C. Hansen5,
  18. Myrtha Haessig1,10,
  19. Annette Jäckel1,
  20. Ernest Kopp1,
  21. Axel Korth11,
  22. Lena Le Roy2,
  23. Urs Mall11,
  24. Bernard Marty12,
  25. Olivier Mousis13,
  26. Tobias Owen14,
  27. Henri Rème15,16,
  28. Martin Rubin1,
  29. Thierry Sémon1,
  30. Chia-Yu Tzou1,
  31. James Hunter Waite10 and
  32. Peter Wurz1
  1. 1Physikalisches Institut, University of Bern, Sidlerstrasse 5, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.
  2. 2Center for Space and Habitability, University of Bern, Sidlerstrasse 5, CH-3012 Bern, Switzerland.
  3. 3Department of Geoscience, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 6997801, Tel Aviv, Israel.
  4. 4LATMOS/IPSL-CNRS-UPMC-UVSQ (Laboratoire Atmosphères, Milieux, Observations Spatiales/Institut Pierre Simon Laplace–CNRS–Universite Pierre et Marie Curie–Universite de Versailles Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines), 4 Avenue de Neptune, F-94100 Saint-Maur, France.
  5. 5Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering, University of Michigan, 2455 Hayward, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA.
  6. 6Laboratoire de Physique et Chimie de l’Environnement et de l’Espace (LPC2E), UMR CNRS 7328–Université d’Orléans, 45100 Orléans, France.
  7. 7LISA (Laboratoire Interuniversitaire des Systèmes Atmosphériques), UMR CNRS 7583, Université Paris Est Créteil et Université Paris Diderot, IPSL, 94010 Créteil, France.
  8. 8Royal Belgian Institute for Space Aeronomy (BIRA-IASB), Ringlaan 3, B-1180 Brussels, Belgium.
  9. 9Institute of Computer and Network Engineering (IDA), Technische Universität Braunschweig, Hans-Sommer-Straße 66, D-38106 Braunschweig, Germany.
  10. 10Department of Space Science, Southwest Research Institute, 6220 Culebra Road, San Antonio, TX 78228, USA.
  11. 11Max-Planck-Institut für Sonnensystemforschung, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 3, 37077 Göttingen, Germany.
  12. 12Centre de Recherches Pétrographiques et Géochimiques (CRPG-CNRS), Université de Lorraine, 15 rue Notre Dame des Pauvres, BP 20, 54501 Vandoeuvre lès Nancy, France.
  13. 13Aix Marseille Université, CNRS, LAM (Laboratoire d’Astrophysique de Marseille) UMR 7326, 13388 Marseille, France.
  14. 14Institute for Astronomy, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA.
  15. 15Université de Toulouse, UPS-OMP (Université Toulouse III Paul Sabatier–Observatoire Midi-Pyrénées), IRAP, F-31028 Toulouse, France.
  16. 16CNRS, IRAP, 9 Avenue du Colonel Roche, BP 44346, F-31028 Toulouse Cedex 4, France.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: kathrin.altwegg{at}space.unibe.ch

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