Sirohydrochlorin is an isobacteriochlorin isolated (a) as the metal-free prosthetic group of sulphite reductase and (b) as the aromatised form of the di-C-methylated intermediate on the biosynthetic pathway to vitamin B 12; the synthesis is described of the natural enantiomer of sirohydrochlorin and also of its octamethyl ester using a mild photochemical route.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1985|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Medicine