Synthesis of aminoshikimic acid

Jiantao Guo, J. W. Frost

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5-Amino-5-deoxyshikimic acid (aminoshikimic acid) was synthesized from glucose using recombinant Amycolatopsis mediterranei and also synthesized by a tandem, two-microbe route employing Bacillus pumilus and recombinant Escherichia coli.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1585-1588
Number of pages4
JournalOrganic Letters
Issue number10
StatePublished - May 13 2004
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


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