Naphthazarin epoxide

Toxin: 

n

Trivial name: 

1,​4-​Naphthoquinone, 2,​3-​epoxy-​2,​3-​dihydro-​5,​8-​dihydroxy- (8CI); Naphthazarin epoxide

Systematic name: 

Naphth[2,3-b]oxirene-2,7-dione, 1a,7a-dihydro-3,6-dihydroxy-

Molecular formulae: 

C10H6O5

Molecular weight: 

206.15

Chem abstract number: 

15254-67-8

Literature reference: 

Isolation and identification of secondary metabolites of a strain of Aspergillus terreus, a common food contaminant. Subramanian, T.; Namasivayam, K. Mohan; Shanmugasundaram, E. R. B. Proceedings - Indian Academy of Sciences, Section B (1978), 87B(7), 177-9.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 16:58:01