Polyene Antibiotics. II. The Structure of Tetrin A

Ramesh C. Pandey, Victor F. German, Yoshihiro Nishikawa, Kenneth L. Rinehart

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Structure 1 (C34H51NO13) has been assigned to tetrin A, from consideration of the structures of certain degradation products, including 3, 15-dimethylhexacosane (7) and 12-methyl-13-hydroxy-2, 4, 6, 8, 10-tetradecapentaenal (15), and from nmr and mass spectral properties of a number of derivatives, especially N-acetyltetnn A and decahydrotetrin A.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3738-3747
Number of pages10
JournalJournal of the American Chemical Society
Issue number15
StatePublished - Jul 1 1971


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Biochemistry
  • Colloid and Surface Chemistry

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Pandey, R. C., German, V. F., Nishikawa, Y., & Rinehart, K. L. (1971). Polyene Antibiotics. II. The Structure of Tetrin A. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 93(15), 3738-3747. https://doi.org/10.1021/ja00744a030