Ochratoxin C

Toxin: 

y

Trivial name: 

Alanine, N-​[(5-​chloro-​8-​hydroxy-​3-​methyl-​1-​oxo-​7-​isochromanyl)​carbonyl]​-​3-​phenyl-​, ethyl ester, L- (8CI); L-​Phenylalanine, N-​[(5-​chloro-​3,​4-​dihydro-​8-​hydroxy-​3-​methyl-​1-​oxo-​1H-​2-​benzopyran-​7-​yl)​carbonyl]​-​, ethyl ester, (R)​-; Ochratoxin C (7CI); Ochratoxin A ethyl ester

Systematic name: 

L-​Phenylalanine, N-​[[(3R)​-​5-​chloro-​3,​4-​dihydro-​8-​hydroxy-​3-​methyl-​1-​oxo-​1H-​2-​benzopyran-​7-​yl]​carbonyl]​-​, ethyl ester

Molecular formulae: 

C22H22ClNO6

Molecular weight: 

431.87

Chem abstract number: 

4865-85-4

Literature reference: 

Mycotoxins. II. The constitution of ochratoxins A, B, and C, metabolites of Aspergillus ochraceus. van der Merwe, K. J.; Steyn, P. S.; Fourie, L. Journal of the Chemical Society (1965), (Dec.), 7083-8.

Chemical type: 

Isocoumarin

Toxicity: 

Because it is readily hydrolysed to ochratoxin A in the animal body, ochratoxin C has similar toxicity to ochratoxin A.

Structure image: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

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Date uploaded: 

2005-12-14 00:00:00