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Issue 69, 2013
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Si-enterobactin from the endophytic Streptomyces sp. KT-S1-B5 – a potential silicon transporter in Nature?

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Abstract

Si-enterobactin (2a), a hexacoordinated complex of the siderophore enterobactin (2b) with silicon as the central atom, was isolated from an endophytic Streptomyces sp. occurring in Piper guinensis roots. The structure and absolute configuration were determined from NMR and MS data, and by X-ray diffraction. The orientation of the molecule along the pseudo-3-fold axis shows that the coordination environment of the silicon atom complexed with three bidentate ligands is Δ. We assume that 2a or related complexes may be involved in the transport of silicon in plants, diatoms, or other silicon-dependent organisms.

Graphical abstract: Si-enterobactin from the endophytic Streptomyces sp. KT-S1-B5 – a potential silicon transporter in Nature?

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The article was received on 13 Jun 2013, accepted on 28 Jun 2013 and first published on 28 Jun 2013


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/C3CC44437F
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2013,49, 7641-7643
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    Si-enterobactin from the endophytic Streptomyces sp. KT-S1-B5 – a potential silicon transporter in Nature?

    T. J. N. Kenla, M. D. K. Tatong, F. M. Talontsi, B. Dittrich, H. Frauendorf and H. Laatsch, Chem. Commun., 2013, 49, 7641
    DOI: 10.1039/C3CC44437F

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