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Biosynthesis of 3,5-AHBA-derived natural products

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Covering: 1957 to 2011

3-Amino-5-hydroxy benzoic acid (3,5-AHBA) is a precursor for a large group of natural products, including the family of naphthalenic and benzenic ansamycins, the unique saliniketals, and the family of mitomycins. This review covers the biosynthesis of AHBA-derived natural products from a molecular genetics, chemical, and biochemical perspectives, and 174 references are cited.

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Submitted
01 Mar 2011
First published
22 Dec 2011

Nat. Prod. Rep., 2012,29, 243-263
Article type
Review Article

Biosynthesis of 3,5-AHBA-derived natural products

Q. Kang, Y. Shen and L. Bai, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2012, 29, 243
DOI: 10.1039/C2NP00019A

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