Emerin

Toxin: 

n

Trivial name: 

Butanedinitrile, bis[(4-​methoxyphenyl)​methylene]​-​, (Z,​Z)​- (9CI); Emerin; Emerin (Aspergillus); Epurpurin C dimethyl ether; α,​α'-​Bis(p-​methoxybenzylidene)​succinonitrile

Systematic name: 

Butanedinitrile, 2,​3-​bis[(4-​methoxyphenyl)​methylene]​-​, (2Z,​3Z)​-

Molecular formulae: 

C20 H16 N2 O2

Molecular weight: 

316.35

Chem abstract number: 

40581-18-8

Literature reference: 

New metabolite from Aspergillus nidulans. Ishida, Masayoshi; Hamasaki, Takashi; Hatsuda, Yuichi. Agricultural and Biological Chemistry (1972), 36(10), 1847-8. Isolation and structures of dicyanide derivatives, epurpurins A to C, from Emericella purpurea. Takahashi, Hideyuki; Nozawa, Koohei; Kawai, Ken-ichi. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1996), 44(12), 2227-2230.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

Date uploaded: 

2011-10-05 15:22:16