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A method for the isolation of luteoskyrin frompenicillium islandicum sopp


Luteoskyrin, a toxic metabolite ofPenicillium islandicum can be isolated by an acetone-Silica Gel chromatography column. A preliminary procedure separates the luteoskyrin and 2 other similar metabolites from the mycelial mat. The column used has the advantage of eluting the luteoskyrin as the first band from the source. A thin layer system utilizing CaHPO4 as stationary phase is also available to separate the components of the column and to verify isolation of luteoskyrin.

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Skierkowski, P., Robbers, J.E., Carlton, W.W. et al. A method for the isolation of luteoskyrin frompenicillium islandicum sopp. Bull. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 9, 312–314 (1973).

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  • Chromatography
  • Waste Water
  • Water Management
  • Thin Layer
  • Stationary Phase