Isolation and structural assignment of 5-deoxytetrodotoxin from the puffer fish fug

Mari Yotsu-Yamashita, Bernhard Schimmele, Takeshi Yasumoto

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Abstract

A novel 10,7-lactone type of tetrodotoxin analog, 5-deoxytetrodotoxin, was isolated from the puffer fish, Fugu poecilonotus, and its structure was assigned by spectroscopic methods.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)961-963
Number of pages3
JournalBioscience, Biotechnology and Biochemistry
Volume63
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1999 Jan 1

Keywords

  • 5-deoxytetrodotoxin
  • Biosynthetic pathway
  • Puffer fish
  • Structural assignment

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biotechnology
  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Biochemistry
  • Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry

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