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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