Reflecting on life: adventures in mirror-image biology

Matthew T Weinstock
The following faculty members served as the supervisory committee chair and members for the dissertation of Matthew T Weinstock . Dates at right indicate the members' approval of the dissertation. Michael S. Kay , Chair ABSTRACT The presence of stereogenic atoms in many biomolecules endows life with the property of chirality, making it possible that a mirror-image biological universe could exist. This body of work explores avenues to, and uses for, mirror-image biological systems. Particular
more » ... tems. Particular attention is placed on the applications of mirror-image biology in the areas of drug discovery and synthetic biology.
doi:10.26053/0h-mq7v-6gg0 fatcat:tubwebg7vfhjdcoxixy6efuwky