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Title: Identification of phanerosporic acid in birch degraded by Phanerochaete chrysosporium

Source: Thirty-fourth annual meeting of the International Research Group on Wood Preservation : 2003 May 18-23, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Stockholm, Sweden : IRG Secretariat, 2003: 5 pages.

Author(s)Mozuch, Michael D.; Kersten, Philip J.

Publication Year: 2003  View PDF »

Category: Journal Articles

Abstract: Extracts of Phanerochaete chrysosporium cultures grown on birch or on a malt extract-peptone-glucose agar medium were analysed by HPLC. A major component from the two sources appears to be identical by HPLC and UV- visible spectrometry. The product isolated from agar-grown cultures was purified to apparent homogeneity and structure analysis by NMR indicates that the metabolite is the beta-resorcylate phanerosporic acid, consistent with previous characterizations. The possible role for the metabolite in wood metabolism is discussed.

Keywords: Phanerochaete chrysosporium, resorcylate, betulachrysoquinone, phanerosporic acid, wood-decaying fungi, yellow birch, Basidiomycetes, high performance liquid chromatography, nuclear magnetic resonance, fungal metabolites, cultures and culture media

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RITS Product ID: 20871
Current FPL Scientist associated with this product
Kersten, Philip J.
Research Microbiologist
  

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