Department of Physical Chemistry (Fukuyama Lab.)


Chem. Pharm. Bull.62, 122-124 (2014).

A New Spiroindene Pigment from the Medicinal Fungus Phellinus ribis

Miwa KuboYuhong LiuMami IshidaKenichi HaradaYoshiyasu Fukuyama

A new spiroindene pigment, phelliribsin A, was isolated from the medicinal fungus Phellinus ribis, and its structure was determined by two dimensional (2D)-NMR methods. Phelliribsin A is an unprecedented spiroindene compound, and was found to have cytotoxic activity against PC12 cells at a concentration of 30 µM.