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The Biotransformation of Sesquiterpenoids by Mucor plumbeus

[ Vol. 11 , Issue. 8 ]


Simone F. Arantes and James R. Hanson   Pages 657 - 663 ( 7 )


The regiospecificity of the microbiological hydroxylation of sesquiterpenoids by the fungus, Mucor plumbeus is reviewed. It is shown to fit a pattern which can be rationalized in terms of a model.


Nootkatone, microbiological hydroxylation, globulol, Confertifolin, sesquiterpenoids


Department of Chemistry,University of Sussex, Brighton, Sussex, BN1 9QJ, UK.

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