Studies on a new biosynthetic pathway for menaquinone.


Menaquinone is biosynthesized from chorismate via a new pathway involving 1,4-dihydroxy-6-naphthoate in Streptomyces and presumably in pathogenic bacteria Helicobacter and Campylobacter.

DOI: 10.1021/ja710207s

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@article{Seto2008StudiesOA, title={Studies on a new biosynthetic pathway for menaquinone.}, author={Haruo Seto and Yuusuke Jinnai and Tomoshige Hiratsuka and Miwako Fukawa and Kazuo Furihata and Nobuya Itoh and Tohru Dairi}, journal={Journal of the American Chemical Society}, year={2008}, volume={130 17}, pages={5614-5} }