Revisiting the Kinnel-Scheuer hypothesis for the biosynthesis of palau'amine

Zhiqiang Ma, Jianming Lu, Xiao Wang, Chuo Chen

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We propose herein an alternative biosynthetic pathway for palau'amine in order to resolve the stereochemical issue from the original Kinnel-Scheuer hypothesis. Furthermore, we use this revised hypothesis as a guide toward the laboratory synthesis of palau'amine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)427-429
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number1
StatePublished - Dec 6 2011

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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