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Experientia

, Volume 31, Issue 11, pp 1267–1268 | Cite as

Conversion ofp-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid into homogentisic acid: Possible participation ofp-quinol intermediates

  • J. Schweizer
  • R. Lattrell
  • E. Hecker
Specialia Chimica, Biochimica

Summary

A proposed intermediate in the metabolic transformation ofp-hydroxyphenylpyruvic acid into homogentisic acid has been synthetized. In an experiment with radioactive material in pig liver homogenate it could be shown that this compound does not occur as a free intermediate.

Keywords

Liver Homogenate Radioactive Material Metabolic Transformation Homogentisic Acid Free Intermediate 
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Copyright information

© Birkhäuser Verlag 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Schweizer
    • 1
  • R. Lattrell
    • 1
  • E. Hecker
    • 1
  1. 1.Deutsches KrebsforschungszentrumInstitut für BiochemieHeidelberg 1German Federal Republic, BRD

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