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Quinones from Archaebacteria, I. New types of menaquinones from the thermophilic archaebacterium Thermoproteus tenax.

Authors
  • Thurl, S
  • Buhrow, I
  • Schäfer, W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Biological chemistry Hoppe-Seyler
Publication Date
Dec 01, 1985
Volume
366
Issue
12
Pages
1079–1083
Identifiers
PMID: 3937542
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

From the archaebacterium Thermoproteus tenax, strain Kra-1 a mixture of 6 quinones of menaquinone and phylloquinone type with isopentyl side chains, MK-6(12H), MK-6-(10H), MK-5(10H), MK-5(8H), MK-4(8H), MK-4(6H) and two analogous quinones, containing in addition a methyl group in the naphthoquinone system, were isolated and characterized.

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