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Biosynthesis of bakuchiol, a meroterpene from Psoralea corylifolia

Publication Type : Journal Article

Thematic Areas : Biotech

Publisher : Elsevier

Source : Phytochemistry, Elsevier, Volume 22, Number 9, p.1945–1947 (1983)

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Campus : Amritapuri

School : School of Biotechnology

Center : Biotechnology, Phytochemistry Labs, Sanitation Biotechnology

Department : biotechnology

Year : 1983

Abstract : Biosynthesis of bakuchiol was examined using phenylalanine and mevalonic acid as substrates. It has been demonstrated that bakuchiol is derived from one phenylpropane (with the loss of one carbon atom) and two isoprenoid (C5) units.

Cite this Research Publication : A. Banerji and Chintalwar, G. J., “Biosynthesis of bakuchiol, a meroterpene from Psoralea corylifolia”, Phytochemistry, vol. 22, pp. 1945–1947, 1983.

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