Terphenyllin is a flavanoid fungal metabolite produced de novo by Aspergillus candidus. The occurrence of this metabolite is used as a criterion in the polyphasic taxonomy of A. candidus. Terphenyllin has not been extensively studied but has been documented to exhibit activity as an anti-oxidant, a plant growth inhibitor and show weak activity against the coupled and strand transfer reaction of HIV integrase.
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