Absolute Configuration of a Metabolite in the m-Fission Pathway of Protocatechuate

Clare Schuld Ritter, Peter J. Chapman, Stanley Dagley
1973 Journal of Bacteriology  
An aldolase, which is induced in Pseudomonas testosteroni during growth with p-hydroxybenzoate, preferentially attacks the R form of 4-hydroxy-4methyl-2-oxoglutarate, a metabolite of protocatechuate catabolism.
doi:10.1128/jb.113.2.1064-1065.1973 fatcat:mawynwnbwjc4xaytrgiwlteaxq