territrem A

Toxin: 

y

Systematic name: 

4H,11H-Naphtho(2,1-b)pyrano(3,4-e)pyran-1,11(5H)-dione, 4a,6,6a,12,12a,12b-hexahydro-4a,12a-dihydroxy-9-(7-methoxy-1,3-benzodioxo-5-yl)-4,4,6a,12b-tetramethyl-, (4aR,6aR,12aS,12bS)- 4H,11H-Naphtho(2,1-b)pyrano(3,4-e)pyran-1,11(5H)-dione, 4a,6,6a,12,12a,1

Molecular formulae: 

C28H30O9

Molecular weight: 

510.532

Chem abstract number: 

70407-19-1

Literature reference: 

Ling KH, Yang CK, Peng FT. Territrems, tremorgenic mycotoxins of Aspergillus terreus.Appl Environ Microbiol. 1979 Mar;37(3):355-7.
Ling KH, Liou HH, Yang CM, Yang CK. Isolation, chemical structure, acute toxicity, and some physicochemical properties of territrem C from Aspergillus terreus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1984 Jan;47(1):98-100.

Chemical type: 

α-pyrone

Toxicity: 

A tremorgenic mycotoxin with an intraperitoneal LD50 in mice of 15 to 19 mg/kg body-weight. mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 17600ug/kg (17.6mg/kg) Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Vol. 47, Pg. 98, 1984. Link to PubMed

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Date uploaded: 

2005-12-15 00:00:00