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Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18(11), 2479;

Ergostane-Type Sterols from King Trumpet Mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii) and Their Inhibitory Effects on Aromatase

Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 4-20-1 Nasahara, Takatsuki, Osaka 569-1094, Japan
Pharmaceutical Research and Technology Institute, Kindai University, 3-4-1 Kowakae, Higashi-osaka, Osaka 577-8502, Japan
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Received: 18 October 2017 / Revised: 13 November 2017 / Accepted: 16 November 2017 / Published: 21 November 2017
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Two new ergostane-type sterols; (22E)-5α,6α-epoxyergosta-8,14,22-triene-3β,7β-diol (1) and 5α,6α-epoxyergost-8(14)-ene-3β,7α-diol (2) were isolated from the fruiting bodies of king trumpet mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii), along with eight known compounds (310). All isolated compounds were evaluated for their inhibitory effects on aromatase. Among them, 4 and 6 exhibited comparable aromatase inhibitory activities to aminoglutethimide. View Full-Text
Keywords: Pleurotus eryngii; sterol; ergostane; aromatase inhibitor Pleurotus eryngii; sterol; ergostane; aromatase inhibitor

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Kikuchi, T.; Motoyashiki, N.; Yamada, T.; Shibatani, K.; Ninomiya, K.; Morikawa, T.; Tanaka, R. Ergostane-Type Sterols from King Trumpet Mushroom (Pleurotus eryngii) and Their Inhibitory Effects on Aromatase. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2017, 18, 2479.

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