Trivial name: 

Benzaldehyde, 2-​heptyl-​3,​6-​dihydroxy-​5-​(3-​methyl-​2-​butenyl)​- (9CI); Gentisaldehyde, 6-​heptyl-​3-​(3-​methyl-​2-​butenyl)​- (6CI,​7CI,​8CI); Flavoglaucin; Flavoglaucine

Systematic name: 

Benzaldehyde, 2-heptyl-3,6-dihydroxy-5-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-

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Literature reference: 

The biochemistry of micro-organisms. XL. The crystalline pigments of species in the Aspergillus glaucus series. Gould, Bernard S.; Raistrick, Harold. Biochemical Journal (1934), 28, 1640-56. Chemical investigations of Aspergillus echinulatus. IV. Some unsaturated ketonic derivatives of hydroquinone with structures similar to flavoglaucin. Quilico, A.; Cardani, C.; Panizzi, L. Gazzetta Chimica Italiana (1950), 80, 325-46. Growth and pigmentation of Aspergillus umbrosus. Carbone, Louis J.; Johnson, G. T. Mycologia (1964), 56, 185-95. New metabolic products of Aspergillus flavus. II....

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 16:08:30