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Issue 8, 1997
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Biosynthesis of fluoroacetate and 4-fluorothreonine byStreptomyces cattleya. Glycine and pyruvate as precursors

Abstract

Using 19 F NMR spectroscopy, 13 C-labelled glycines and pyruvates are shown to be incorporated at high levels into fluoroacetate and 4-fluorothreonine by resting cells of Streptomyces cattleya; the labelling patterns illustrate a conversion of glycine via serine to pyruvate, where the C-2 and C-3 carbon atoms of pyruvate contribute both carbon atoms of fluoroacetate and C-3 and C-4 of 4-fluorothreonine respectively.

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Article type: Paper
DOI: 10.1039/A700495H
Citation: Chem. Commun., 1997, 797-798
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    Biosynthesis of fluoroacetate and 4-fluorothreonine by Streptomyces cattleya. Glycine and pyruvate as precursors

    J. T. G. Hamilton, M. R. Amin, D. B. Harper and D. O’Hagan, Chem. Commun., 1997, 797
    DOI: 10.1039/A700495H

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