versicolorin C

Toxin: 

n

Systematic name: 

Anthra[2,3-b]furo[3,2-d]furan-5,10-dione, 2,3,3a,12a-tetrahydro-4,6,8-trihydroxy-, (3aR,12aS)-rel-

Molecular formulae: 

C18H12O7

Molecular weight: 

340.284

Chem abstract number: 

16049-49-3

Literature reference: 

Hamasaki, Takashi; Nakagomi, Takeo; Hatsuda, Yuichi; Fukuyama, Keiichi; Katsube, Yukiteru (Fac. Agric., Tottori Univ., Tottori 680, Japan). Agric. Biol. Chem., 44(5), 1149-55 (English) 1980.
Bennett JW, Dunn JJ, Goldsman CI. Influence of white light on production of aflatoxins and anthraquinones in Aspergillus parasiticus. Appl Environ Microbiol. 1981 Feb;41(2):488-91.
Mori H, Kitamura J, Sugie S, Kawai K, Hamasaki T. Genotoxicity of fungal metabolites related to aflatoxin B1 biosynthesis. Mutat Res. 1985 Jul;143(3):121-5.

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Date uploaded: 

2008-07-14 11:13:57