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Biosynthesis of the 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutarate portion of the pyrrolizidine alkaloid dicrotaline

Abstract

The necic acid portion of dicrotaline 1, 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaric acid 3, is not formed specifically from acetate, mevalonate or 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutarate, but label from C-5 of isoleucine 4 is incorporated specifically into the methyl group of this necic acid.

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J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1991, 19-21
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Biosynthesis of the 3-hydroxy-3-methylglutarate portion of the pyrrolizidine alkaloid dicrotaline

A. A. Denholm and D. J. Robins, J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun., 1991, 19
DOI: 10.1039/C39910000019

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