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Molecules 2011, 16(12), 10604-10618; doi:10.3390/molecules161210604

Terpenoids from Endophytic Fungi

1, 1,* , 2 and 3
1 Laboratory of Chemical Science, State University of North Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro, 28013-602, Campos dos Goytacazes, RJ, Brazil 2 Laboratory of Biochemistry of Microorganisms Micromolecules (LaBioMMi), Federal University of São Carlos, 13565-905, São Carlos, SP, Brazil 3 Visiting Researcher — Fundação de Amparo a Pesquisa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro / State University of North Fluminense Darcy Ribeiro / Federal Rural Universty of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
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Received: 13 November 2011 / Revised: 2 December 2011 / Accepted: 12 December 2011 / Published: 19 December 2011
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Terpenoids)
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This work reviews the production of terpenoids by endophytic fungi and their biological activities, in period of 2006 to 2010. Sixty five sesquiterpenes, 45 diterpenes, five meroterpenes and 12 other terpenes, amounting to 127 terpenoids were isolated from endophytic fungi.
Keywords: endophytic fungus; terpenoids; antimicrobial activity endophytic fungus; terpenoids; antimicrobial activity
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Souza, J.J.; Vieira, I.J.C.; Rodrigues-Filho, E.; Braz-Filho, R. Terpenoids from Endophytic Fungi. Molecules 2011, 16, 10604-10618.

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