Maltoryzine

Toxin: 

y

Trivial name: 

3-Pentenophenone, 2',3',6'-trihydroxy- (7CI,8CI); Maltoryzin; Maltoryzine

Systematic name: 

3-Penten-1-one, 1-(2,3,6-trihydroxyphenyl)- (9CI)<br />

Molecular formulae: 

C11H12O4

Molecular weight: 

208.21

Chem abstract number: 

6826-42-2

Literature reference: 

Maltoryzine, a new toxic metabolite produced by a strain of Aspergillus oryzae var. microsporus isolated from the poisonous malt sprout. Iizuka, Hiroshi; Iida, Mitsugi. Nature (London, United Kingdom) (1962), 196, 681-2.

Toxicity: 

mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 3mg/kg (3mg/kg) EFFECTS: PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: FLACCID PARALYSIS WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (USUALLY NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKAGE) Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 1, Pg. 309, 1963.

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Date uploaded: 

2005-12-14 00:00:00