Lanostanoids from fungi: a group of potential anticancer compounds.

  title={Lanostanoids from fungi: a group of potential anticancer compounds.},
  author={J L R{\'i}os and Isabel And{\'u}jar and M Recio and Rosa-Mar{\'i}a Giner},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  volume={75 11},
Lanostanes are a group of tetracyclic triterpenoids derived from lanosterol. They have relevant biological and pharmacological properties, such as their cytotoxic effects via induction of apoptosis. This review compiles the most relevant lanostanoids studied from 2000 to 2011, principally those isolated from Ganoderma lucidum and other related fungi, such as Poria cocos, Laetiporus sulphureus, Inonotus obliquus, Antrodia camphorata, Daedalea dickinsii, and Elfvingia applanata, which have great… CONTINUE READING
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