Asterriquinone (1)

Toxin: 

n

Systematic name: 

10bH-Benzofuro[2,3-b]indol-10b-ol, 5a,6-dihydro-3-(1H-indol-3-yl)-1,2,4-trimethoxy-

Molecular formulae: 

C25H22N2O5

Molecular weight: 

430.45

Chem abstract number: 

78279-82-0

Literature reference: 

Metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. VI. Metabolites of the strain IFO 8835. (3)​. The isolation and chemical structures of colorless metabolites. Arai, Kunizo; Shimizu, Sakae; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1981), 29(4), 1005-12. Metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. X. Biosynthesis of asterriquinones. Arai, Kunizo; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1990), 38(11), 2929-32.

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 14:23:28