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Collect. Czech. Chem. Commun. 2008, 73, 786-794

The Concerted Nature of the Enzymatic Cyclization of Rings A-D of Squalene to Hopene

B. Andes Hess, Jr.a,* and Lidia Smenteka,b

a Department of Chemistry, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee 37235, U.S.A.
b Institute of Physics, N. Copernicus University, 87-100 Toruń, Poland

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