Document Type

Patent

Patent Number

US Patent 5,672,621

Patent agency

United States Patent and Trademark Office

Publication Date

9-30-1997

Assignee

The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of (Washington, DC) ; University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US) ; Biotechnology Research & Development Corporation (Peoria, IL)

Application Number

08/608,170

Date Filed

1996-02-27

Total Pages

14 pages

Abstract

Carbonarins A, B, C, D, E, F, G, and H have been isolated from the sclerotia of the fungus Aspergillus carbonarius. The carbonarius are effective for controlling Coleopteran and Lepidopteran insects. The carbonarins have the structure: ##STR1## wherein: R1 is a hydrogen atom or a hydroxy group; R2 is a hydrogen atom or a methoxy group; R3 is a hydrogen atom or a naphthopyrone group; and X is an oxygen atom or an NH group.

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https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/168