Fatty-acid composition of certain species of marine mycelial fungi
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The fatty-acid composition of seven strains of marine mycelial fungi was studied. GC and GC—MS showed that marine fungi of the genus Penicillium synthesized fatty-acid mixtures of saturated and unsaturated acids of similar compositions with different percent contents. Fatty-acid profiles of fungi associated with holothuria Chiridota ochotensis were characterized for the first time. Producers of branched 15:0 and dichloro- and cyclopropane-containing acids were observed.
Key wordsmarine mycelial fungi fatty acids dichlorostearic acid Penicillium islandicum P. puberulum
The work was supported by grants of the FEB RAS No. 06-III-B-05 and 06-III-A-06-184, grants of the RFBR No. 06-04-96001 and 06-04-48578, and the RAS Presidium Program Molecular and Cellular Biology.
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