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Biosynthesis of strychnine


In contrast to short-term experiments, prolonged feedings have revealed that geissoschizine (2) and the Wieland-Gumlich aldehyde (3) are specifically incorporated into strychnine (1) in Strychnos nux vomica; the detection of six alkaloids not previously found in this species is also described.

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Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/C39730000217
Citation: J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1973,0, 217-218
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    Biosynthesis of strychnine

    S. I. Heimberger and A. I. Scott, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1973, 0, 217
    DOI: 10.1039/C39730000217

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