Kotanin

Toxin: 

n

Trivial name: 

8,​8'-​Bicoumarin, 4,​4',​7,​7'-​tetramethoxy-​5,​5'-​dimethyl-​, (+)​- (8CI); [8,​8'-​Bi-​2H-​1-​benzopyran]​-​2,​2'-​dione, 4,​4',​7,​7'-​tetramethoxy-​5,​5'-​dimethyl-​, (S)​- (9CI); (+)​-​Kotanin; Kotanin; P-​(+)​-​Kotanin

Systematic name: 

[8,​8'-​Bi-​2H-​1-​benzopyran]​-​2,​2'-​dione, 4,​4',​7,​7'-​tetramethoxy-​5,​5'-​dimethyl-​, (8S)​-

Molecular formulae: 

C24H22O8

Molecular weight: 

438.43

Chem abstract number: 

027909-08-6

Literature reference: 

Structure and synthesis of kotanin and desmethylkotanin, metabolites of Aspergillus glaucus. Buechi, George; Klaubert, Dieter H.; Shank, R. C.; Weinreb, Steven M.; Wogan, G. N. Journal of Organic Chemistry (1971), 36(8), 1143-7. Four new mycotoxins of Aspergillus clavatus related to tryptoquivaline. Buechi, George; Luk, Kin Chun; Kobbe, Brunhilde; Townsend, James M. Journal of Organic Chemistry (1977), 42(2), 244-6. Isokotanins A-​C: new bicoumarins from the sclerotia of Aspergillus alliaceus. Laakso, Jodi A.; Narske, Elizabeth D.; Gloer, James B.; Wicklow, Donald T.; Dowd, Patrick F....

Toxicity: 

Plant growth inhibitor

Structure image: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 16:58:01