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Boletín de la Sociedad Chilena de Química

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NUNEZ-ALARCON, J.; PAREDES, J. C. CARLOS; CARMONA, M.T.  and  QUINONES, M.. OSTOPANIC ACID, A CYTOTOXIC FATTY ACID FROM Gymnopilus spectabilis. Bol. Soc. Chil. Quím. [online]. 2001, vol.46, n.2, pp.227-229. ISSN 0366-1644.

(E,E)-7,12-Dioxooctadeca-8,10-dienoic acid (ostopanic acid), a cytotoxic fatty acid, has been isolated from the fruit body of the hallucinogenic mushroom Gymnopilus spectabilis. Ergosterol, a very common metabolite in mushrooms, was also isolated

Keywords : Gymnopilus spectabilis; Basidiomycetes; ostopanic acid and ergosterol.

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