Chapter 5. Synthesis of Biofunctional Molecules of Microbial Origin

  1. Kenji Mori Emeritus Professor

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470669228.ch5

Chemical Synthesis of Hormones, Pheromones and Other Bioregulators

Chemical Synthesis of Hormones, Pheromones and Other Bioregulators

How to Cite

Mori, K. (2010) Synthesis of Biofunctional Molecules of Microbial Origin, in Chemical Synthesis of Hormones, Pheromones and Other Bioregulators, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470669228.ch5

Author Information

  1. The University of Tokyo, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 13 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470697245

Online ISBN: 9780470669228

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Keywords:

  • synthesis of biofunctional molecules of microbial origin;
  • micro-organisms, hormones and pheromones - in regulating their own lives;
  • Sch II and relatives, and fruiting-inducing cerebrosides;
  • fruiting-body formation in basidiomycetes - spectacular phenomenon, to those who love to taste mushrooms;
  • Aspergillus oryzae, important fungus in Japanese fermentation industry;
  • synthesis of enantiomers of differolide;
  • microbial metabolites, insecticidal or plant-growth regulating activities;
  • bioactive metabolites of micro-organisms;
  • enantiomers of differolide synthesis;
  • microbial metabolites - and insecticidal or plant-growth regulating activities

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Microbial hormones

  • Antibiotics

  • Other bioactive metabolites of micro-organisms

  • References