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Anisotropy Spectra for Enantiomeric Differentiation of Biomolecular Building Blocks

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Anisotropy Spectra for Enantiomeric Differentiation of Biomolecular Building Blocks. / Evans, Amanda C.; Meinert, Cornelia; Bredehoft, Jan H. et al.

Differentiation of Enantiomers II. ed. / Volker Schurig. Vol. 341 Springer, 2013. p. 271-300 (Topics in Current Chemistry).

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Harvard

Evans, AC, Meinert, C, Bredehoft, JH, Giri, C, Jones, NC, Hoffmann, SV & Meierhenrich, UJ 2013, Anisotropy Spectra for Enantiomeric Differentiation of Biomolecular Building Blocks. in V Schurig (ed.), Differentiation of Enantiomers II. vol. 341, Springer, Topics in Current Chemistry, pp. 271-300. https://doi.org/10.1007/128_2013_442

APA

Evans, A. C., Meinert, C., Bredehoft, J. H., Giri, C., Jones, N. C., Hoffmann, S. V., & Meierhenrich, U. J. (2013). Anisotropy Spectra for Enantiomeric Differentiation of Biomolecular Building Blocks. In V. Schurig (Ed.), Differentiation of Enantiomers II (Vol. 341, pp. 271-300). Springer. Topics in Current Chemistry https://doi.org/10.1007/128_2013_442

CBE

Evans AC, Meinert C, Bredehoft JH, Giri C, Jones NC, Hoffmann SV, Meierhenrich UJ. 2013. Anisotropy Spectra for Enantiomeric Differentiation of Biomolecular Building Blocks. Schurig V, editor. In Differentiation of Enantiomers II. Springer. pp. 271-300. (Topics in Current Chemistry). https://doi.org/10.1007/128_2013_442

MLA

Evans, Amanda C. et al. "Anisotropy Spectra for Enantiomeric Differentiation of Biomolecular Building Blocks". Schurig, Volker (ed.). Differentiation of Enantiomers II. Springer. (Topics in Current Chemistry). 2013, 271-300. https://doi.org/10.1007/128_2013_442

Vancouver

Evans AC, Meinert C, Bredehoft JH, Giri C, Jones NC, Hoffmann SV et al. Anisotropy Spectra for Enantiomeric Differentiation of Biomolecular Building Blocks. In Schurig V, editor, Differentiation of Enantiomers II. Vol. 341. Springer. 2013. p. 271-300. (Topics in Current Chemistry). doi: 10.1007/128_2013_442

Author

Evans, Amanda C. ; Meinert, Cornelia ; Bredehoft, Jan H. et al. / Anisotropy Spectra for Enantiomeric Differentiation of Biomolecular Building Blocks. Differentiation of Enantiomers II. editor / Volker Schurig. Vol. 341 Springer, 2013. pp. 271-300 (Topics in Current Chemistry).

Bibtex

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