Mechanism of activation of 1,2-dehydro-N-acetyldopamine for cuticular sclerotization.

Abstract

The mechanism of oxidation of 1,2-dehydro-N-acetyldopamine (dehydro NADA) was examined to resolve the controversy between our group and Andersen's group regarding the reactive species involved in beta-sclerotization. While Andersen has indicated that dehydro NADA quinone is the beta-sclerotizing agent [Andersen, 1989], we have proposed quinone methides as… (More)

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