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Volume 18 (2004), Issue 3, Pages 453-458

Structure proposal for a new pyoverdin from a Thai Pseudomonas putida strain1

Chalerm Ruangviriyachai,1 Diana Uría Fernández,2 Mathias Schäfer,2 and Herbert Budzikiewicz2

1Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen 40002, Thailand
2Institut für Organische Chemie der Universität zu Köln, Greinstr. 4, 50939 Köln, Germany

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From a Thai Pseudomonas putida strain a pyoverdin was isolated whose primary structure was deduced from its mass spectrometric fragmentation pattern. It belongs to the smallest representatives of this group of siderophores comprising only six amino acids.