Structural Study of the Anthelmintic Macrodiolide Pyrenophorol

Emilio Ghisalberti, J.R. Hargreaves, Brian Skelton, Allan White

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A metabolite isolated from the culture filtrate of an isolate of the fungus Byssochlamys nivea has been shown to be the macrodiolide pyrenophorol, by an X-ray crystallographic study. The identity of pyrenophorol and helmidiol, a metabolite with anthelmintic activity, is established.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)233-236
JournalAustralian Journal of Chemistry
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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