Biosynthesis pp 152-153 | Cite as


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Part of the Antibiotics book series (ANTIBIOTICS)


This compound is produced by strains of Aspergillus fumigatus Fres., Eble and Hanson (1951) and has the structure (I), Tarbell et al. (1960).


Aspergillus Fumigatus Unpublished Work Abbott Laboratory Mevalonic Acid Isoprene Unit 
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