Isolation and biosynthesis of ergosta-5,7,9(11),22-tetraen-3-ol from Mucor rouxii Academic Article uri icon


  • Biosynthetic studies have shown that ergosta-5,7,9(11),22-tetraen-3- ol, isolated from the fungus Mucor rouxii, is derived from ergosterol presumbaly via a biological dehydrogenation (oxidation) reaction.

published proceedings

  • Chemical Communications

author list (cited authors)

  • Atherton, L., Duncan, J. M., & Safe, S.

citation count

  • 10

complete list of authors

  • Atherton, L||Duncan, JM||Safe, S

publication date

  • January 1972