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Natural-Abundance 13C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra of Terpenes and Carotenes

Jautelat, Manfred and Grutzner, John B. and Roberts, John D. (1970) Natural-Abundance 13C Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectra of Terpenes and Carotenes. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 65 (2). pp. 288-292. ISSN 0027-8424. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:JAUpnas70

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Abstract

Natural-abundance 13C nuclear magnetic resonance spectra are reported for some simple terpenes and carotenes. The techniques involved in the assignment of the resonances to specific carbons are outlined. The potential of this nondegradative procedure for structural analysis is demonstrated for the investigation of carbon atoms in chemical and biochemical systems.


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Additional Information:Copyright © 1970 by the National Academy of Sciences Communicated September 17, 1969 We are indebted to L. Zechmeister for the sample of 15,15'-cis-β-carotene, B.C.L. Weedon for 15,15'-dehydro-β-carotene, and Dr. E.W. Randall for vitamin A acetate. Supported by the National Science Foundation and the Public Health Service research grant 11072 from the Division of General Medical Sciences. Contribution no. 3922, Gates and Crellin Laboratories of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91109.
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