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Aristolochene

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Aristolochene is a bicyclic sesquiterpene produced by certain fungi including the cheese mold Penicillium roqueforti. It is biosynthesized from farnesyl pyrophosphate by aristolochene synthase and is the parent hydrocarbon of a large variety of fungal toxins.

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Google previewAdvances in Fungal Biotechnology for Industry, Agriculture, and Medicine (2012)

by Jan S. Tkacz, Lene Lange

Aristolochenes Aristolochene is an eremophilane-type sesquiterpenoid (Figure 8.5) that is produced by fungi, insects, and plants (Proctor and Hohn, 1993). The -/- enantiomer has been identified in plants and insects, whereas the +/- ...

Google previewAspergillus (2010)

Molecular Biology and Genomics by Masayuki Machida, Katsuya Gomi

Terpenes Aristolochene Aristolochene is a sesquiterpene derived from farnesyl diphosphate which is the precursor for a number of terpenoid mycotoxins. Aristolochene cyclases from Penicillium roqueforti (Caruthers et al., 2000) and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Dairy Sciences (2011)

aristolochene, which is considered a biomarker for P. roqueforti within the ...

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Scrabble value of A1R1I1S1T1O1L1O1C3H4E1N1E1

The value of this 13-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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