The biosynthesis of pyrazofurin and formycin

J. Grant Buchanan, Michael R. Hamblin, Gulshan R. Sood, Richard H. Wightman

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Evidence is presented that D-ribose and L-glutamate are the principal biosynthetic precursors of pyrazofurin (1) and formycin (2).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)917-918
Number of pages2
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number19
Publication statusPublished - 1980
Externally publishedYes

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  • Molecular Medicine


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