• Stereochemical aspects of the metabolism ofL- andD-amino acids

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      Amino acids; stereochemistry; isotopes; metabolism; enzymes

    • Abstract

       

      Syntheses of stereospecifically labelled samples ofL- andD-amino acids and of enzyme inhibitors are reviewed, together with a discussion of the use of these compounds in elucidating the mechanism of action of enzymes involved in amino acid metabolism.

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      D W Young1

      1. School of Chemistry and Molecular Sciences, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton - BNI 9QJ, UK
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  • Journal of Chemical Sciences | News

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