Natural carboxylic polyether derivatives as lithium ionophores

Koji Suzuki, Koji Tohda, Hideshi Sasakura, Hidenari Inoue, Kuniaki Tatsuta, Tseuneo Shirai

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Two kinds of highly Li+-selective ionophores, macrocyclic monensin monoacetate and ionomycin methyl ester, have been synthesized from natural carboxylic polyether antibiotics.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)932-934
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - 1987 Dec 1

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  • Molecular Medicine


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