Austdiol

Toxin: 

y

Trivial name: 

NSC 159632

Systematic name: 

(7R,8S)-7,8-Dihydro-7,8-dihydroxy-3,7-dimethyl-6-oxo-6H-2-benzopyran-5-carbaldehyde

Molecular formulae: 

C12H12O5

Molecular weight: 

236.22

Chem abstract number: 

53043-28-0

Literature reference: 

Constitution and absolute configuration of austdiol, the main toxic metabolite from Aspergillus ustus. Vleggaar, Robert; Steyn, Pieter S.; Nagel, Dietmar W. Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1: Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry (1972-1999) (1974), (1), 45-9.

Toxicity: 

Causes gastrointestinal upset in experimental animals and reported to be acutely toxic to day-old chickens.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2005-12-11 00:00:00