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

Christophe Corre, Stuart W. Haynes, Nicolas Malet, Lijiang Song, Gregory L. Challis

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

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)4079-4081
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number23
Publication statusPublished - 21 Jun 2010
Externally publishedYes

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