Flufuran

Toxin: 

n

Trivial name: 

Flufuran

Systematic name: 

5-(hydroxymethyl)furan-3-carboxylic acid

Molecular formulae: 

C6H6O4

Molecular weight: 

142.11

Chem abstract number: 

246178-75-6

Literature reference: 

Flufuran, an antifungal 3,​5-​disubstituted furan produced by Aspergillus flavus Link. Evidente, Antonio; Cristinzio, Gennaro; Punzo, Biancavaleria; Andolfi, Anna; Testa, Antonino; Melck, Dominique. Chemistry & Biodiversity (2009), 6(3), 328-334

Chemical type: 

3,5-disubstituted furan

Toxicity: 

Antifungal

Structure image: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

Date uploaded: 

2009-05-07 19:01:27