Sir John Cornforth AC CBE FRS: his biosynthetic work

Purchase, Rupert and Hanson, James R (2015) Sir John Cornforth AC CBE FRS: his biosynthetic work. Science Progress, 98 (3). pp. 230-243. ISSN 0036-8504

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Abstract

Sir John Cornforth’s work on the stereochemistry of enzyme reactions involved in the biosynthesis of squalene and cholesterol and in the formation and metabolism of a chiral methyl group in acetyl co-enzyme A, is reviewed.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: acetyl co-enzyme A, cholesterol, citric acid, chiral methyl, farnesyl diphosphate, mevalonic acid, squalene
Schools and Departments: School of Life Sciences > Chemistry
Depositing User: Rupert Purchase
Date Deposited: 11 Dec 2017 15:07
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2017 15:07
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/71971

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