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Biosynthesis of Endiandric Acid B

ChemieOrganische ChemiePericyclische Reaktionen

In this learning unit, the mechanism of the biosynthesis of endiandric acid B is explained in detail. The entire mechanism is illustrated by interactive three-dimensional molecular model animations (on the basis of the Chime plugin).


  • Prof. Dr. Gregor Fels
  • Dr. Carsten Biele


  • Dr. Carsten Biele

Learning objective

  • Biosynthesis of endiandric acid B as example of electrocyclic ring closures.

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