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  • SYNLETT Acid Sobralene-Correction

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Acid-Catalysed Rearrangement of the Sandfly Pheromone Sobralene to Verticillenes, Consolidating its Relationship inter alia to the Taxanes and Phomactins

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<mark>Journal publication date</mark>1/10/2019
Issue number16
Number of pages5
Pages (from-to)1899-1903
Publication statusPublished
Early online date13/08/19
Original languageEnglish


The sex-aggregation pheromone sobralene produced by the sandfly Lutzomyia longipalpis is isomerised to verticillenes in the presence of mild acid, thereby providing credence to the proposal that sobralene is a likely shunt metabolite of the taxadiene synthase cascade.

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© Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart · New York