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Issue 1, 2016
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Biosynthesis of fungal meroterpenoids

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Meroterpenoids are hybrid natural products that partially originate from the terpenoid pathway. The meroterpenoids derived from fungi display quite diverse structures, with a wide range of biological properties. This review summarizes the molecular bases for their biosyntheses, which were recently elucidated with modern techniques, and also discusses the plausible biosynthetic pathways of other related natural products lacking genetic information. (Complementary to the coverage of literature by Geris and Simpson in Nat. Prod. Rep., 2009, 26, 1063–1094.)

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The article was received on 10 Aug 2015 and first published on 26 Oct 2015

Article type: Review Article
DOI: 10.1039/C5NP00090D
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Citation: Nat. Prod. Rep., 2016,33, 26-53
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    Biosynthesis of fungal meroterpenoids

    Y. Matsuda and I. Abe, Nat. Prod. Rep., 2016, 33, 26
    DOI: 10.1039/C5NP00090D

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