prephenic acid

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pre·phe·nic ac·id

(prē-fē'nik as'id),
An intermediate in the microbial conversion of shikimic acid to l-phenylalanine and l-tyrosine.
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Dudareva and Maeda used a co-expression analysis to find the prephenate aminotransferase gene.
Chorismate mutase catalyzes the rearrangement of chorismate to prephenate that can subsequently be converted to aromatic products such as tyrosine or phenyalanine.
Coli Ghorismate Mutase Prephenate Dehydrogenase by Site-Directed Mutagenesis and Chemical Modification'.