De Novo terpenoid biosynthesis by the dendronotid nudibranch Melibe leonina

@article{Barsby2002DeNT,
  title={De Novo terpenoid biosynthesis by the dendronotid nudibranch Melibe leonina},
  author={T. Barsby and Roger G. Linington and R. Andersen},
  journal={CHEMOECOLOGY},
  year={2002},
  volume={12},
  pages={199-202}
}
Summary. Stable isotope feeding studies using [1,2-13C2]-sodium acetate have demonstrated that 2,6-dimethyl-5-heptenal (1), a putative defensive allomone, is made by the Dendronotid nudibranch Melibe leonina via de novo biosynthesis.  
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