aspertoxin

Toxin: 

y

Systematic name: 

12c-Hydroxy-6,8-dimethoxy-3a,12c-dihydro-7H-furo(3',2':4,5)furo(2,3-c)xanthen-7-one
 7H-Furo(3',2':4,5)furo(2,3-c)xanthen-7-one, 3a,12c-dihydro-12c-hydroxy-6,8-dimethoxy- (VAN)
 OR
 1-Hydroxy-O-methylsterigmatocystin

Molecular formulae: 

C19H14O7

Molecular weight: 

354.32

Chem abstract number: 

20797-80-2

Literature reference: 

Isolation of a new toxin from cultures of Aspergillus flavus. Rodricks, Joseph V.; Henery-Logan, Kenneth R.; Campbell, Alfred D.; Stoloff, Leonard; Verrett, M. Jacqueline. Nature (London, United Kingdom) (1968), 217(5129), 668

Chemical type: 

Difuroxanthone

Toxicity: 

LD50 for developing chicken embryo 0.7 mg/egg when injected into the yolk or air sac.

Structure image: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2005-12-11 00:00:00