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Structural Characterization of a New Sesquiterpene from the Fungal Strain Monascus kaoliang
- Cheng, Ming-Jen, Wu, Ming-Der, Chan, Hing-Yuen, Chen, Jih-Jung, Chen, Yen-Lin, Chen, Ih-Sheng, Hsu, Yu-Ming, Yuan, Gwo-Fang
- Chemistry of natural compounds 2017 v.53 no.6 pp. 1072-1074
- Monascus kaoliang, fungi, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, red yeast rice, rice, sesquiterpenoids, spectral analysis
- A new sesquiterpene derivative, 10-methoxythujopsene (1), was isolated from the red mould rice of Monascus kaoliang. The structure was determined by extensive NMR and MS spectroscopic analysis. The relative configuration of 1 was established by the use of ROESY spectroscopic data.