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Angular tricyclic benzofurans and related natural products of fungal origin. Isolation, biological activity and synthesis

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Covering: 1997 to 2013

Naturally-occurring angular tricyclic benzofuran/isobenzofuran derivatives of fungal origin and related compounds, in which two heterocyclic rings are fused to a central benzenoid moiety, are covered. Emphasis is placed on the structure of the compounds, together with their relevant biological activities, source microorganisms, country or region of origin and environmental conditions. In addition, proposed biosynthetic pathways, as well as the total syntheses of some of the compounds, including those that lead to structural revision or to correct stereochemical assignments, and related synthetic efforts, are discussed in detail.

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Submitted
18 Feb 2013
First published
30 May 2013

Nat. Prod. Rep., 2013,30, 941-969
Article type
Review Article

Angular tricyclic benzofurans and related natural products of fungal origin. Isolation, biological activity and synthesis

S. O. Simonetti, E. L. Larghi, A. B. J. Bracca and T. S. Kaufman, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2013, 30, 941
DOI: 10.1039/C3NP70014C

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