Nidulol

Toxin: 

n

Trivial name: 

Phthalide, 5-​hydroxy-​7-​methoxy-​6-​methyl- (6CI,​8CI); Nidulol; Nidulol (Aspergillus)

Systematic name: 

1(3H)-Isobenzofuranone, 5-hydroxy-7-methoxy-6-methyl-

Molecular formulae: 

C10H10O4

Molecular weight: 

194.18

Chem abstract number: 

17811-38-0

Literature reference: 

The constitution of nidulol (5-​hydroxy-​7-​methoxy-​6-​methylphthalide)​, a metabolic product of Aspergillus nidulans. Aucamp, P. J.; Holzapfel, C. W. Journal of the South African Chemical Institute (1968), 21(1), 26-32. Studies on fungal products. Part 10. Isolation and structures of novel bicoumarins, desertorins A, B, and C, from Emericella desertorum. Nozawa, Kohei; Seyea, Hideyuki; Nakajima, Shoichi; Udagawa, Shunichi; Kawai, Kenichi. Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1: Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry (1972-1999) (1987), (8), 1735-8.

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-07 16:58:01