Biosynthesis significance of iridoids in chemosystematics

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Sampaio-Santos M. Isabel ; Kaplan M. Auxiliadora C. (2001)
  • Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de QuĂ­mica
  • Journal: Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society (issn: 0103-5053)
  • Subject: Chemistry | chemosystematic | QD1-999 | biosynthesis | Iridoids

Iridoids represent a large group of monoterpenoid compounds that apparently seem to be formed in plants by an alternative cyclization of geranyl diphosphate. The structures of these compounds are based on a cyclopentan-[C]-pyran skeleton, carbocyclic iridoids, and oxida... View more
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