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Chemistry and biology of calystegines

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Covering: from 1988 to August 2003

The review covers structures, chemical properties and synthesis of calystegines. Occurrence in the plant kingdom, analysis in plant material and biological properties are also summarised. An emphasis is laid on the biosynthesis of the nortropane alkaloids and on the enzymes and genes that are involved. The literature from 1988 up to August 2003 is reviewed, and 150 references are cited.

Graphical abstract: Chemistry and biology of calystegines

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The article was received on 05 Nov 2003 and first published on 02 Mar 2004

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/B300289F
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2004,21, 211-223

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    Chemistry and biology of calystegines

    B. Dräger, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2004, 21, 211
    DOI: 10.1039/B300289F

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