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Biosynthesis of Stigmasterol in Tomato Fruits

Bennett, Raymond D. and Heftmann, Erich and Purcell, Albert E. and Bonner, James (1961) Biosynthesis of Stigmasterol in Tomato Fruits. Science, 134 (3480). pp. 671-672. ISSN 0036-8075. doi:10.1126/science.134.3480.671.

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The presence of stigmasterol in tomato fruits was demonstrated. Labeled mevalonic acid was incorporated into this sterol, while sodium acetate was not. The identity of the isolated product was established by rigorous purification to constant specific activity, melting point determinations, and infrared spectrum.

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Additional Information:© 1961 American Association for the Advancement of Science. Received 12 July 1961.
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Official Citation:Biosynthesis of Stigmasterol in Tomato Fruits Raymond D. Bennett, Erich Heftmann, Albert E. Purcell, and James Bonner Science 8 September 1961: 134 (3480), 671-672. [DOI:10.1126/science.134.3480.671]
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