Geodin 1

Toxin: 

n

Trivial name: 

Geodin (6CI); (+)​-​Geodin; Estin; d-​Geodin

Systematic name: 

Spiro[benzofuran-2(3H),1'-[2,5]cyclohexadiene]-2'-carboxylic acid, 5,7-dichloro-4-hydroxy-6'-methoxy-6-methyl-3,4'-dioxo-, methyl ester, (+)-

Molecular formulae: 

C17H12Cl2O7

Molecular weight: 

399.18

Chem abstract number: 

427-63-4

Literature reference: 

The biochemistry of micro-organisms. LI. The metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus Thom. 2. Two new chlorine-​containing mold metabolic products, geodin and erdin. Raistrick, Harold; Smith, Geo. Biochemical Journal (1936), 30, 1315-22. Aspergillus uvarum sp. nov., an uniseriate black Aspergillus species isolated from grapes in Europe. Perrone Giancarlo; Varga Janos; Susca Antonia; Frisvad Jens C; Stea Gaetano; Kocsube Sandor; Toth Beata; Kozakiewicz Zofia; Samson Robert A. International journal of systematic and evolutionary microbiology (2008), 58(Pt 4), 1032-9.

Toxicity: 

Antibiotic

Structure image: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 16:30:55