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Secondary Metabolites Isolated from Coniothyrium Species

[ Vol. 7 , Issue. 4 ]


Nianyun Yang*   Pages 248 - 254 ( 7 )


Background: Coniothyrium had great potential in controlling Sclerotinia diseases in green houses and field with a high specificity. An important and steadily increasing number of natural products have been isolated from Coniothyrium spp, and the biological activities have not yet been fully elaborated.

Objective: To promote the development of Coniothyrium source.

Method: To analysis and sum up the literatures concerned.

Results: The secondary metabolites of Coniothyrium mainly consisted of polyketides, polyaromatic compounds, and simple aromatic compounds, which have strong biological activity.

Conclusion: Coniothyrium spp. as a source of biologically active metabolites is especially signifcant and ensures interest on this subject for years to come.


Coniothyrium, bioactivities, metabolites, biosynthetic pathway, polyketides, polyaromatic compound, simple aromatic compound.


College of Pharmacy, Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine, Nanjing

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