Secondary Products Originating from L-Valine

  • Martin Luckner


L-Valine is a branched chain amino acid with 5 C-atoms. Most secondary products formed from L-valine still contain this isopentane skeleton (cf. the formulas of pantoic acid and erythroskyrin).


Cyclopiazonic Acid Isovaleric Acid Penicillium Islandicum Dihydroxyacid Dehydratase Secondary Fatty Acid 
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References for Further Reading

  1. Brown, G. M., Williamson, J. M.: Biosynthesis of riboflavin, folic acid, thiamine, and pantothenic acid. Adv. Enzymol. 53, 345–381 (1982)PubMedGoogle Scholar
  2. Bryan, J. K.: Synthesis of the aspartate family and branched-chain amino acids. In: The Biochemistry of Plants, Vol. 5, Amino Acids and Derivatives (B. J. Miflin, ed.), pp. 403–452. Academic Press, New York 1980Google Scholar
  3. Holzapfel, C. W.: The biosynthesis of cyclopiazonic acid and related tetramic acids. In: The Biosynthesis of Mycotoxins (P. S. Steyn, ed.), pp. 327–355, Academic Press, New York 1980Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Luckner
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  1. 1.Sektion PharmazieMartin-Luther-UniversitätHalle-WittenbergDeutschland

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