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Fungal metabolite from members of the genus Rhizopus
Applied and Environmental Microbiology (1981)
  • D P Thompson
  • A W Smalley
  • Broderick Eribo, Howard University
A fluorescent metabolite present in seven members of the genus Rhizopus was isolated. This compound appeared green before spray treatment and purple after spray treatment with p-anisaldehyde in visible light. Subsequent purification and structural elucidation of the isolated compound yielded 1-[2,6,10,14-tetramethyl-17-carbomethyl heptadecyl]-1-[2,6,10,14-tetramethyl-17-methanoyl heptadecyl]-benzene.
Publication Date
May, 1981
Citation Information
D P Thompson, A W Smalley and Broderick Eribo. "Fungal metabolite from members of the genus Rhizopus" Applied and Environmental Microbiology Vol. 41 Iss. 5 (1981) p. 1271 - 1273
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