volume 13, issue S332, P360-363 2017
DOI: 10.1017/s1743921317007827
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Abstract: AbstractMethyl isocyanate (CH3NCO) belongs to a select group of peptide-like prebiotic molecules. In this paper we present its first detection toward the solar type low-mass protostar IRAS16293-2422 (hereafter IRAS16293). CH3NCO is detected towards IRAS16293 as a warm component with Tex > 100 K and HNCO/CH3NCO ∼4-12. Also, its grain surface formation route is investigated in the laboratory. VUV processing of CH4:HNCO mixtures, investigated by IR spectroscopy and mass spectrometry, revealed that it can be fo…

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