5,6,11-trideoxytetrodotoxin from the puffer fish, fugu poecilonotus

Mari Yotsu-Yamashita, Yuki Yamagishi, Takeshi Yasumoto

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    New tetrodotoxin analogs, 5,6,11 -trideoxytetrodotoxin and its 4-epimer, were isolated from the puffer fish, Fugu poecilonotus, and the structures were elucidated by spectroscopic methods. The discovery of the new analogs is highly significant with respect to the biosynthesis of tetrodotoxin.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)9329-9332
    Number of pages4
    JournalTetrahedron Letters
    Issue number51
    Publication statusPublished - 1995 Dec 18

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Biochemistry
    • Drug Discovery
    • Organic Chemistry


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