The biological oxidation of 2,2-dimethyloctanoic acid.

  • H Den
  • Published 1965 in Biochimica et biophysica acta
The administration of 2,2-dimethyl[r-Wloctanoic acid to rats results in the urinary excretion of four 14C-labeled polar metabolites. Three of these have been identified as z,z-dimethyladipic acid, 2,2-dimethyl-7-hydroxyoctanoic acid, and 2,2dimethyl-7-ketooctanoic acid. The same products are also formed during the incubation of z,z-dimethyloctanoate with… (More)

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