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The photolysis of trans-isohumulone to dehydrohumulinic acid, a key route to the development of sunstruck flavour in beer

Abstract

trans-Isohumulone (2) is photolysed to dehydrohumulinic acid (5) by a Norrish type 1 cleavage, affording a precursor of 3-methylbut-2-ene-1-thiol, the compound responsible for the sunstruck flavour of beer.

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J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1987, 2715-2717
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The photolysis of trans-isohumulone to dehydrohumulinic acid, a key route to the development of sunstruck flavour in beer

G. M. A. Bondeel, D. D. Keukeleire and M. Verzele, J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. 1, 1987, 2715
DOI: 10.1039/P19870002715

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