Patent Number: 6,251,885

Title: Cytotrienins, process for preparing the same and anti-tumor agent

Abstract: An anti-tumor composition containing cytotrienin (I), (II), (III) or (IV) as the active ingredient, which compounds are produced by culturing a bacterium which produces cytotrienin (I), (II), (III) or (IV), in a medium and accumulating cytotrienin (I), (II), (III) or (IV) in the medium and harvesting the product.

Inventors: Osada; Hiroyuki (Wako, JP), Kakeya; Hideaki (Wako, JP), Zhang; Hui-ping (Wako, JP), Kobinata; Kimie (Wako, JP)

Assignee: The Institute of Physical and Chemical Research

International Classification: A61K 31/395 (20060101); C07D 225/06 (20060101); C07D 225/00 (20060101); C12P 17/10 (20060101); C07D 225/06 (); A61K 031/415 ()

Expiration Date: 06/26/2018