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Stereochemistry of lepidopteran sex pheromone biosynthesis: a comparison of fatty acid CoA Delta 11-(Z)-desaturases in Bombyx mori and Manduca sexta female moths

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Svatos,  A.
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Society;

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Boland,  W.
Department of Bioorganic Chemistry, MPI for Chemical Ecology, Max Planck Society;

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Svatos, A., Kalinova, B., & Boland, W. (1999). Stereochemistry of lepidopteran sex pheromone biosynthesis: a comparison of fatty acid CoA Delta 11-(Z)-desaturases in Bombyx mori and Manduca sexta female moths. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 29(3), 225-232. doi:10.1016/S0965-1748(98)00130-1.


Cite as: http://hdl.handle.net/11858/00-001M-0000-0012-A3EE-6
Abstract
The absolute stereochemistry of fatty acid (FA) desaturation in Bombyx mori and Manduca sexta female pheromone glands (PGs), catalysed by FA-CoA Delta 11-(Z)-desaturases, was determined using chiral, specifically labelled palmitic acids {[2,2,3,4,5,5,6,