The concept of lethal synthesis as suggested by Peters is reviewed in the light of the more recent work in this area. It is suggested that fluorocitrate is a "suicide" substrate for aconitase rather than a competitive inhibitor as originally suggested. The use of these substances to study glialneuronal relationships is considered
Clarke, Donald Dudley PhD, "Fluoroacetate and fluorocitrate: mechanism of action / Donald D. Clarke" (1991). Chemistry Faculty Publications. Paper 16.