Studies on the biosynthesis of the mitomycin antibiotics by Streptomyces verticillatus

U. Hornemann, J. C. Cloyd

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Abstract

Biosynthetic studies indicate that the mitomycins are not formed from aromatic precursors, but that Me--14C-L-methionine and guanido- 14C-L-arginine specifically label peripheral substituents and that glucosamine is probably incorporated intact into a C6-fragment of these antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)301-302
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society D: Chemical Communications
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1971

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