A New Compound from Monascus Floridanus

Ming Jen Cheng, Ho Cheng Wu, Ming Der Wu, Hsun-Hsuo-Chang

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A phytochemical investigation of the fungus Monascus floridanus resulted in a novel pyrrole compound, floridapyrrole. The structure of the new compound was identified by 1D, 2D NMR (COSY, NOESY, HSQC, and HMBC), mass spectrometry, and IR spectra.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)286-288
Number of pages3
JournalChemistry of Natural Compounds
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Mar 2020
Externally publishedYes


  • Monascaceae
  • Monascus floridanus
  • pyrrole derivative
  • secondary metabolite

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Plant Science


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