Planta Med 2000; 66(1): 63-66
DOI: 10.1055/s-2000-11110
Original Paper
Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart · New York

Cytotoxins, Mycotoxins and Drugs from a New Deuteromycete, Acremonium neo-caledoniae, from the Southwestern Lagoon of New Caledonia

Dominique Laurent1 , Graziano Guella2 , Marie-France Roquebert3 , Fabrice Farinole1 , Ines Mancini2, and, Francesco Pietra,4*
  • 1 ORSTOM, Centre de Nouméa, Nouvelle Calédonie
  • 2 Laboratorio di Chimica Bioorganica, Università di Trento, Povo Trento, Italy
  • 3 Laboratoire de Cryptogamie, Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France
  • 4 Centro Linceo Interdisciplinare “Beniamino Segre”, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy
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Publication History

Publication Date:
31 December 2000 (online)


A new cytotoxic trichothecene sesquiterpene, verrol 4-acetate, was isolated, along with known macrocyclic trichothene mycotoxins and medicinal styrylpyrones, from cultures of a new deuteromycete Acremonium neo-caledoniae Roquebert et Dupont n. sp., taken from drifting wood in the southwestern lagoon of New Caledonia.