Mycosynthetix owns a unique collection of fungi that are the source of a rich variety of fungal metabolites for lead discovery for medicine and agriculture.

Mevalocidin – novel natural herbicide under development

Mycosynthetix is currently developing Mevalocidin, a new herbicidal natural product from fungal fermentation, for use in organic farming. The US Patent for Mevalocidin (PDF) was issued on July 1st, 2008. Dow AgroSciences LLC of Indianapolis and Mycosynthetix Inc have entered into a royalty-bearing agreement for Mycosynthetix to develop and market this herbicide. Contact Dr. Cedric […]

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