18. Biological formation and reactions of the [BOND]COOH and [BOND]COOR groups

  1. Saul Patai
  1. Shawn Doonan

Published Online: 16 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470771099.ch18

Carboxylic Acids and Esters (1969)

Carboxylic Acids and Esters (1969)

How to Cite

Doonan, S. (1969) Biological formation and reactions of the [BOND]COOH and [BOND]COOR groups, in Carboxylic Acids and Esters (1969) (ed S. Patai), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470771099.ch18

Editor Information

  1. The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Author Information

  1. University College, London, England

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1969

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471669197

Online ISBN: 9780470771099

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Keywords:

  • biological systems;
  • microorganisms;
  • enzyme systems catalysing;
  • polyfunctional;
  • metabolism

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Biological Carboxylation Reactions

  • Carbamic Acid and the Carbamates

  • Decarboxylation Reactions

  • Conversion of Pre-existing Groups to [BOND]cooh

  • Fatty Acids of Biological Importance

  • The Complex Lipids

  • Acknowledgement

  • References