Secondary metabolites trivial name - Itaconic acid
Species A. terreus
Systematic name 2-methylidenebutanedioic acid
Molecular formulae C5H6O4
Molecular weight 130.099
Chemical abstracts number 811
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Selected references LARSEN H, EIMHJELLEN KE. The mechanism of itaconic acid formation by Aspergillus terreus. 1. The effect of acidity. Biochem J. 1955 May;60(1):135-9. EIMHJELLEN KE, LARSEN H. The mechanism of itaconic acid formation by Aspergillus terreus. 2. The effect of substrates and inhibitors. Biochem J. 1955 May;60(1):139-47.
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