Kyanomycin, a complex of unusual anthracycline-phospholipid hybrids from Nonomuria species.

@article{Pfefferle2000KyanomycinAC,
  title={Kyanomycin, a complex of unusual anthracycline-phospholipid hybrids from Nonomuria species.},
  author={C Pfefferle and Jens Breinholt and Carl Erik Olsen and Reiner M. Kroppenstedt and E M Wellington and Hanne G{\"u}rtler and H. P. Fiedler},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  year={2000},
  volume={63 3},
  pages={
          295-8
        }
}
A blue secondary metabolite complex, named kyanomycin (2), in addition to epsilon-rhodomycinone (1), was detected in the mycelium extract of Nonomuria sp. NN 22303 by HPLC-diode array and HPLC-electrospray mass spectrometry screening. The chemical structures of the novel compounds were determined to be unusual anthracycline-phosphatidylethanolamine hybrids by spectroscopic and chemical degradation experiments. 
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