A new antitumor complex, WF-1360, WF-1360A, B, C, D, E and F.

A complex of the new antitumor antibiotics (WF-1360, WF-1360A, B, C, D, E and F) was produced by Rhizopus sp. No. F-1360. Structural studies of these compounds suggested that they were novel 16-membered-ring lactones having an oxazole ring in their structures. WF-1360 was found to be identical with rhizoxin (1) and WF-1360B, C, E and F were determined to be… (More)