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Tenuipyrone

Posted by naturalproductman on December 30, 2011

Teigo Asai and co-workers at Tohoku University have reported in Organic Letters on the isolation of tenuipyrone by adding HDAC inhibitor and DNA methyltransferase inhibitors to the culture medium.  Thinking about etymology, it would be funny if the name of this compound came from “tenure” but it actually comes from the name of the fungus they isolated it from…

tenuipyrone

 

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