An efficient biosynthetic method to prepare fatty acyl chains highly enriched with 13C

John E. Cronan, John G. Batchelor

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A method has been developed for the biosynthetic incorporation of 13C acetate into fatty acyl chains. It combines both high specific enrichment and high utilization of the acetate.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)196-202
Number of pages7
JournalChemistry and Physics of Lipids
Issue number3
StatePublished - Oct 1973


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Cell Biology

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