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Biotransformation of Turmerones by Aspergillus niger.
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PMID:  21189039     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Biotransformation studies conducted on (+)-(S)-ar-turmerone (1) and (+)-(S)-dihydro-ar-turmerone (2) by the fungus Aspergillus niger have revealed that 1 was metabolized to give four oxidized metabolites, (+)-(7S)-hydroxydehydro-ar-todomatuic acid (3), (+)-(7S,10E)-12-hydroxydehydro-ar-todomatuic acid (4), (+)-(7S,10E)-7,12-dihydroxydehydro-ar-todomatuic acid (5), and (+)-(7S)-15-carboxy-9,13-epoxy-7-hydroxy-9,13-dehydro-ar-curcumene (6), and (+)-(S)-dihydro-ar-turmerone (2) was metabolized to (+)-7,11-dihydroxy-ar-todomatuic acid (7). Metabolites 3-7 were characterized using spectroscopic techniques. Metabolites 3-7 inhibited acetylcholinesterase (AChE) although less so than the parent substrates.
Mai Fujiwara; Shinsuke Marumoto; Nobuo Yagi; Mitsuo Miyazawa
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-12-28
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of natural products     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1520-6025     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
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Created Date:  2010-12-29     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
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Nlm Unique ID:  7906882     Medline TA:  J Nat Prod     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Applied Chemistry, Faculty of Science of Engineering, Kinki University, 3-4-1, Kowakae, Higashiosaka-shi, Osaka 577-8502, Japan, and Picaso Cosmetic Laboratory Limited, 9-20 Ikea-cho, Nishinomia-shi, Hyogo 662-0911, Japan.
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