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Phosphonomycin: Structure and Synthesis

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Science  03 Oct 1969:
Vol. 166, Issue 3901, pp. 123-125
DOI: 10.1126/science.166.3901.123

Abstract

Synthesis and resolution of the antibiotic phosphonomycin are described. The structure is (—)(IR, 2S)-1,2-epoxypropylphosphonic acid.

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