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Studies On The Biosynthesis Of Striatal-Type Diterpenoids And The Biological Activity Of Herical

  • Timm Anke EMAIL logo , Udo Rabe , Peter Schu , Thomas Eizenhöfer , Monika Schrage and Wolfgang Steglich

Feeding experiments with specifically 13C-labeled glucose disclosed that the diterpenoid part of the striatals/striatins is formed via the mevalonate pathway, whereas the pentose moiety originates either via glucuronic acid (70%) or the pentose phosphate cycle (30%). Application of radioactively labeled herical to cultures of Hericium ramosum demonstrates the pivotal role of this cyathane-xyloside in striatal biosynthesis. Herical inhibits a large spectrum of fungi and bacteria and shows cytotoxic and hemolytic properties

Received: 2001-11-8
Revised: 2001-12-13
Published Online: 2014-6-2
Published in Print: 2002-4-1

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