A Novel Type of Ring Contraction as Non‐Enzymatic Step in the Later Stages of the Biosynthesis of Urdamycin H

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Abstract

Intramolecular ring closure and oxidative decarboxylation following lactone ring opening allow urdamycin H (2) to be synthesized from urdamycin C (1) in a nonenzymatic process. This was the result of biosynthetic studies and model reactions on the urdamycin system. (Figure Presented.)

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1051-1053
Number of pages3
JournalAngewandte Chemie International Edition in English
Volume29
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1990

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry (all)

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