The structure and some aspects of the biosynthesis of pleuromutilin

A. J. Birch, C. W. Holzapfel, R. W. Rickards

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Abstract

Evidence is presened which confirms the structure I for pleuromutilin. The specific incorporation of [14C] acetic and mevalonic acids verifies its diterpenoid nature, and some aspects of its stereochemistry are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)359-387
Number of pages29
JournalTetrahedron
Volume22
Issue numberSUPPL. 8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1966
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry

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