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Molecules 2016, 21(6), 715; doi:10.3390/molecules21060715

Sorbicillinoids from Fungi and Their Bioactivities

Key Laboratory of Plant Pathology, Ministry of Agriculture/Department of Plant Pathology, College of Plant Protection, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
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Received: 6 April 2016 / Revised: 26 May 2016 / Accepted: 27 May 2016 / Published: 1 June 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Polyketides)
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Abstract

Sorbicillinoids are important hexaketide metabolites derived from fungi. They have a variety of biological activities including cytotoxic, antioxidant, antiviral and antimicrobial activity. The unique structural features of the sorbicillinoids make them attractive candidates for developing new pharmaceutical and agrochemical agents. About 90 sorbicillinoids have been reported in the past few decades. This mini-review aims to briefly summarize their occurrence, structures, and biological activities. View Full-Text
Keywords: sorbicillin; sorbicillinoids; bisorbicillinoids; trisorbicillinoids; vertinoids; fungi; occurrence; biological activities sorbicillin; sorbicillinoids; bisorbicillinoids; trisorbicillinoids; vertinoids; fungi; occurrence; biological activities
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Meng, J.; Wang, X.; Xu, D.; Fu, X.; Zhang, X.; Lai, D.; Zhou, L.; Zhang, G. Sorbicillinoids from Fungi and Their Bioactivities. Molecules 2016, 21, 715.

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