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A butenolide intermediate in methylenomycin furanbiosynthesis is implied by incorporation of stereospecifically 13C-labelled glycerols

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Abstract

The label from [3-13C]-L-glycerol is incorporated into the hydroxymethyl group of methylenomycin furans suggesting a butenolide intermediate in their biosynthesis.

Graphical abstract: A butenolide intermediate in methylenomycin furan biosynthesis is implied by incorporation of stereospecifically 13C-labelled glycerols

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Submitted
08 Jan 2010
Accepted
19 Mar 2010
First published
01 Apr 2010

Chem. Commun., 2010,46, 4079-4081
Article type
Communication

A butenolide intermediate in methylenomycin furan biosynthesis is implied by incorporation of stereospecifically 13C-labelled glycerols

C. Corre, S. W. Haynes, N. Malet, L. Song and G. L. Challis, Chem. Commun., 2010, 46, 4079
DOI: 10.1039/C000496K

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