Structure of blasticidin A

Shohei Sakuda, Ono Makoto, Hiroyuki Ikeda, Yasuhito Inagaki, Jiro Nakayama, Akinori Suzuki, Akira Isogai

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The structure of blasticidin A was characterized as 1, which is a tetramic acid derivative with a highly oxygenated long alkyl chain similar to aflastatin A 2.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)7399-7402
Number of pages4
JournalTetrahedron Letters
Issue number42
Publication statusPublished - Oct 20 1997
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry
  • Drug Discovery
  • Organic Chemistry


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