Butanedioic acid

Toxin: 

n

Trivial name: 

(+)​-​Hexylitaconic acid; (S)​-​Hexylitaconic acid

Systematic name: 

Butanedioic acid, 2-​hexyl-​3-​methylene-​, (2S)​-

Molecular formulae: 

C11H18O4

Molecular weight: 

214.26

Chem abstract number: 

94513-51-6

Literature reference: 

Fungal metabolites from Aspergillus niger AN27 related to plant growth promotion. Mondal, Goutam; Dureja, Prem; Sen, Bineeta. Indian Journal of Experimental Biology (2000), 38(1), 84-87. Isolation and identification of (+)​-​hexylitaconic acid as a plant growth regulator. Isogai, Akira; Washizu, Masayoshi; Kondo, Kazuhiro; Murakoshi, Shigeo; Suzuki, Akinori. Agricultural and Biological Chemistry (1984), 48(10), 2607-9

Toxicity: 

Plant growth improvement

Structure image: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 14:55:34