Mollisianitrile, a New Antibiotic from Mollisia sp. A59-96

Daniela Weber, Olov Sterner, Timm Anke
2007 Zeitschrift für Naturforschung C - A Journal of Biosciences  
Mollisianitrile (1), a new antibiotic was isolated from the fermentation broth of Mollisa sp. A59-96 together with the two known isocoumarins 2 and 3. 1 exhibited antimicrobial, cytotoxic, and phytotoxic activities. 1 contains a reactive propiolonitrile moiety which is believed to be responsible for its antibiotic activities. Upon incubation with l-cysteine the biological activity was lost
doi:10.1515/znc-2007-7-817 fatcat:wjzpazvjvfbctmuqntkuih4zj4