Spirobisnaphthalenes from fungi and their biological activities.

@article{Zhou2010SpirobisnaphthalenesFF,
  title={Spirobisnaphthalenes from fungi and their biological activities.},
  author={Liliu Zhou and Jing-jing Zhao and Tijiang Shan and Xiao-hua Cai and Yong-bo Peng},
  journal={Mini reviews in medicinal chemistry},
  year={2010},
  volume={10 10},
  pages={977-89}
}
Spirobisnaphthalenes have a unique structural feature involving two or three oxygen atoms acting as bridges connecting two original naphthalene subunits. Most of these metabolites isolated from fungi exhibit significant antifungal, antibacterial and cytotoxic properties to show great potential applications in medicine and agriculture. This review focuses on… CONTINUE READING