Biosynthesis of Aromatic Amino Acids and Its Regulation

Chapter

Abstract

Glucose is an aliphatic substance, and so the synthesis of phenylalanine, tyrosine and tryptophan from it presents the biochemist with the problem of the biosynthesis of the aromatic nucleus.

Keywords

Shikimic Acid Tryptophan Biosynthesis Chorismate Mutase Shikimate Dehydrogenase Shikimate Kinase 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut PasteurParisFrance

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