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Terpenoid quinones of the anaerobic Propionibacterium shermanii

I. (II,III)-tetrahydromenaquinone-9

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The main compound of the mixture of menaquinones isolated from Propionibacterium shermanii was identified as (II,III)-tetrahydromenaquinone-9 by thin layer chromatography, and UV as well as mass spectral methods.

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tetrahydromenaquinone-9, ect., quinone nomenclature according to the rules of IUPAC-IUB (1967)




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Schwartz, A.C. Terpenoid quinones of the anaerobic Propionibacterium shermanii . Arch. Mikrobiol. 91, 273–279 (1973). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00408913

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  • Thin Layer Chromatography
  • Quinone
  • Spectral Method