US Patent 5,017,598
United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of (Washington, DC) ; University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA, US)
A novel indole diterpene compound named "nominine" has been isolated from the sclerotia of the fungus, Aspergillus nomius. Nominine is characterized by the structural formula ##STR1## and is effective for controlling Lepidopteran and Coleopteran insect pests.
Dowd, Patrick F.; Wicklow, Donald T.; Gloer, James B.; and Rinderknecht, Brad L. Nominine, and insecticidal fungal metabolite. US Patent 5,017,598 filed May 17, 1989 and issued May 21, 1991. https://ir.uiowa.edu/patents/85