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Biogenesis of the Strychnos Alkaloids

Nature volume 162, pages 155156 (24 July 1948) | Download Citation

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ROBINSON 1 and Schöpf2 have developed with conspicuous success the concept that a fundamental reaction of biogenesis involves the condensation between an amino (or ‘imino) group, a carbonyl group and an anionoid centre:

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    • R. B. WOODWARD

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