Patchoulol Biosynthesis

Suggested mechanism of synthesis based on Croteau, R., Munck, S.L., Akoh, C.C., Fisk, H.J. and Satterwhite, D.M. Biosynthesis of the sesquiterpene patchoulol from farnesyl pyrophosphate in leaf extracts of Pogostemon cablin (patchouli): mechanistic considerations. Arch. Biochem. Biophys. 256 (1987) 56-68. [PMID: 3038029]

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