Investigations on the late steps in the biosynthesis of the urdamycin complex showed the surprising result that the interconversion of urdamycin A (1) into the urdamycins C (2) and D (3) are due to non-enzymatic condensations of (1) with 4-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid and indole-3-pyruvic acid, respectively.
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - 1990|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine