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Archives of Microbiology

, Volume 110, Issue 1, pp 87–90 | Cite as

The bacterial oxidation of nicotinic acid

N-Formylmaleamic and N-formylfumaramic acids
  • E. J. Behrman
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Abstract

N-Formylmaleamic acid, a probable intermediate in the bacterial metabolism of nicotinic acid, has been synthesized by photoisomerization of its transisomer, N-formylfumaramic acid. The compound previously reported to be N-formylmaleamic acid has been shown to be N-formylfumaramic acid.

Key words

Nicotinic acid N-Formylmaleamic acid N-Formylfumaramic acid Pseudomonas 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. J. Behrman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of BiochemistryThe Ohio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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