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Ergosterol peroxide from Rhizoctonia repens: Composition, conformation, and origin

  • Author(s): Arditti, J
  • Fisch, REMH
  • Flick, BH
  • et al.

Ergosterol peroxide (ep), synthetic or from fungal extracts, is shown to be a mixture of isomers arising from α- and β-attack by O 2(1Δg) on ergosterol; the stereochemistry of the peroxide bridge is assigned.

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