5-(2-methylphenyl)-4-pentenoic acid from a terrestrial Streptomycete

Venugopal J.R.V. Mukku, Rajendra P. Maskey, Peter Monecke, Iris Grün-Wollny, Hartmut Laatsch

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From a terrestrial Streptomycete, GW 10/2517, the new 5-(2-methylphenyl)-4-pentenoic acid (1a) was isolated. The structure of 1a was proven by a detailed spectroscopic analysis and by synthesis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)335-337
Number of pages3
JournalZeitschrift fur Naturforschung - Section B Journal of Chemical Sciences
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2002
Externally publishedYes

Bibliographical note

Funding Information:
We would like to thank D. Fechner and F. Lissy for technical assistance. VJRVM is thankful to the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, RPM thanks the DAAD for financial support. This work was granted by the Bundesministerium für Bil-dung und Forschung (BMBF, grant 0310735) and by the Fonds der Chemischen Industrie.


  • 5-(2-Methylphenyl)-4-pentenoic Acid
  • Streptomycete


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