physcionanthrone B

Toxin: 

n

Systematic name: 

1,8-Dihydroxy-3-methoxy-6-methylanthrone 9(10H)-Anthracenone, 1,8-dihydroxy-3-methoxy-6-methyl-

Molecular formulae: 

C16H14O4

Molecular weight: 

270.28

Chem abstract number: 

3571-31-1

Literature reference: 

Bachmann M, Blaser P, Luthy J, Schlatter C. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 1992 Mar-Apr;11(2):49-52. Toxicity and mutagenicity of anthraquinones from Aspergillus chevalieri.

Chemical type: 

anthraquinone

Toxicity: 

mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 2000ug/kg (2mg/kg) EFFECT: GASTROINTESTINAL: OTHER CHANGES Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. Vol. 27, Pg. 1342, 1979. Link to PubMed

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite: 

Date uploaded: 

2008-07-14 09:47:52