Secondary metabolites trivial name - viomellein
Species A. melleus, A. ochraceus
Systematic name (8,8'-BI-1H-NAPHTHO(2,3-c)PYRAN)-1,1',6,9-TETRONE, 3,3',4,4'-TETRAHYDRO-7,7'-DIM (8,8'-Bi-1H-naphtho(2,3-c)pyran)-1,1',6,9-tetrone, 3,3',4,4'-tetrahydro-7,7'-dimethoxy-3,3'-dimethyl-9',10,10'-trihydroxy-, (R-(R*,R*))-
Molecular formulae C30H24O11
Molecular weight 560.505
Chemical abstracts number 55625-78-0
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Selected references Stack ME, Mislivec PB. Production of xanthomegnin and viomellein by isolates of Aspergillus ochraceus, Penicillium cyclopium, and Penicillium viridicatum. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1978 Oct;36(4):552-4.
Filtenborg O, Frisvad JC, Svendsen JA. Simple screening method for molds producing intracellular mycotoxins in pure cultures. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1983 Feb;45(2):581-5.
Robbers JE, Hong S, Tuite J, Carlton WW. Production of xanthomegnin and viomellein by species of Aspergillus correlated with mycotoxicosis produced in mice. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1978 Dec;36(6):819-23.
Toxicity Causes hepatic and renal damage in animals and associated with porcine nephropathy together with ochratoxins
Structure diagram
3D Structure
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