Polygodial, an antifungal potentiator.

  title={Polygodial, an antifungal potentiator.},
  author={Isao Kubo and Masayuki Taniguchi},
  journal={Journal of natural products},
  volume={51 1},
A series of sesquiterpene dialdehydes was isolated from the East African medicinal plants Warburgia stuhlmannii and Warburgia ugandensis (Canellaceae) as antibiotics, particularly against Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Candida utilis, and Sclerotinia libertiana. Among these sesquiterpene dialdehydes, polygodial [1] exhibited the most potent activity. When tested on S. cerevisiae, polygodial proved to be fungicidal rather than fungistatic. When the cells of S. cerevisiae are treated in vitro with… CONTINUE READING

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Among these sesquiterpene dialdehydes , polygodial [ 1 ] exhibited the most potent activity .
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