Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology

, Volume 49, Issue 2, pp 85–99

Fungal anthraquinones

  • N. N. Gessler
  • A. S. Egorova
  • T. A. Belozerskaya
Article

DOI: 10.1134/S000368381302004X

Cite this article as:
Gessler, N.N., Egorova, A.S. & Belozerskaya, T.A. Appl Biochem Microbiol (2013) 49: 85. doi:10.1134/S000368381302004X

Abstract

The review is devoted to the characteristics of anthraquinones—a group of pigments of quinoid nature often found in fungi. The distribution of anthraquinones in fungi, the routes of their biosynthesis, and their biological activity are considered.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. N. Gessler
    • 1
  • A. S. Egorova
    • 1
  • T. A. Belozerskaya
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Bach Institute of BiochemistryRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia
  2. 2.Department of BiologyMoscow State UniversityMoscowRussia