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Molecules. 2012 Feb 24;17(3):2367-77. doi: 10.3390/molecules17032367.

Beauvericin, a bioactive compound produced by fungi: a short review.

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College of Agricultural Resource and Environment, Heilongjiang University, Harbin 150080, China.

Abstract

Beauvericin is a cyclic hexadepsipeptide mycotoxin, which has insecticidal, antimicrobial, antiviral and cytotoxic activities. It is a potential agent for pesticides and medicines. This paper reviews the bioactivity, fermentation and biosynthesis of the fungal product beauvericin.

PMID:
22367030
PMCID:
PMC6269041
DOI:
10.3390/molecules17032367
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