Austocystin A

Toxin: 

y

Systematic name: 

5H-Furo(3',2':4,5)furo(3,2-b)xanthen-5-one, 3a,12a-dihydro-7-chloro-4,6-dimethoxy-, (3aS,12aR)-

Molecular formulae: 

C19H13ClO6

Molecular weight: 

372.76

Chem abstract number: 

55256-58-1

Literature reference: 

Austocystins. Six novel dihydrofuro[3',​2':4.5]​furo[3,​2-​b]​xanthenones from Aspergillus ustus. Steyn, Pieter S.; Vleggaar, Robert. Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1: Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry (1972-1999) (1974), (19), 2250-6.

Chemical type: 

Xanthone

Toxicity: 

In cultures of primary monkey kidney epithelial cells austocystin A was the most toxic of the austocystins and more toxic than sterigmatocystin.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2005-07-26 00:00:00