Asperthecin

Toxin: 

n

Systematic name: 

9,10-Anthracenedione, 1,2,5,6,8-pentahydroxy-3-(hydroxymethyl)- (9CI)

Molecular formulae: 

C15H10O8

Molecular weight: 

318.24

Chem abstract number: 

10089-00-6

Literature reference: 

Pigments of the lower fungi (molds). Smith, George. Congres International de Botanique, Rapports et Communications Parvenus avant le Congres (1954), 8(Sect. 18-20), 83-9. Biochemistry of micro.ovrddot.organisms. XCIV. The coloring matters of species in the Aspergillus nidulans groups. 1. Asperthecin, a crystalline coloring matter of Aspergillus quadrilineatus. Howard, B. H.; Raistrick, H. Biochemical Journal (1955), 59, 475-84.

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 14:23:28