Built up from acetate, dioncophylline A is the only acetogenic tetrahydroisoquinoline alkaloid as yet known (see scheme). This new biosynthetic pathway was proved by feeding experiments with [13C2]acetate.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Angewandte Chemie: International Edition|
|Publication status||Published - 2000|
|MoE publication type||A1 Journal article-refereed|