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ergothioneine biosynthetic process

Known as: 2-mercaptoergothioneine trimethylbetaine formation, ergothioneine formation, ergothioneine synthesis 
The chemical reactions and pathways resulting in the formation of ergothioneine, a naturally occurring metabolite of histidine with antioxidant… Expand
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2017
2017
Biosynthesis of N-α-trimethyl-2-thiohistidine (ergothioneine) is a frequent trait in cyanobacteria. This sulfur compound may… Expand
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2016
2016
Ergothioneine (EGT; 2-mercaptohistidine trimethylbetaine) is a trimethylated and sulphurised histidine derivative which exhibits… Expand
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2015
2015
The non-heme iron enzyme EgtB catalyzes O2 -dependent C-S bond formation between γ-glutamyl cysteine and N-α-trimethyl histidine… Expand
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2015
2015
Ergothioneine is a histidine thio-derivative isolated in 1909. In ergothioneine biosynthesis, the combination of a mononuclear… Expand
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2014
2014
Ergothioneine is a small, sulfur-containing metabolite (229 Da) synthesized by various species of bacteria and fungi, which can… Expand
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2010
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2010
Ergothioneine is a histidine-derived thiol of bacterial and fungal origin that has also been isolated from animal and human… Expand
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1964
1964
Genghof, Dorothy S. (Yeshiva University, New York, N.Y.), and Olga Van Damme. Biosynthesis of ergothioneine and hercynine by… Expand
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1962
1962
Ergothioneine can be synthesized by the mold, Neurospora crassa, from the amino acids, histidine, methionine, and cysteine (1… Expand
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