Suggested mechanism based on Townsend, C.A., Isomura, Y., Davis, S.G. and Hodge, J.A. Reaction models of the oxidative rearrangement of averufin to 1'-hydroxyversicolorone - the 1st step in dihydrobisfuran formation in aflatoxin biosynthesis. Tetrahedron 45 (1989) 2263-2276, and Ehrlich, K.C. Predicted roles of the uncharacterized clustered genes in aflatoxin biosynthesis. Toxins (Basel) 1 (2009) 37-58. [PMID: 22069531].
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