3-Methylorsellinic acid

ID 2: 187

Toxin: n

Systematic name: Benzoic acid, 2,4-dihydroxy-3,6-dimethyl-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 182

Chemical abstract number: 4707-46-4

Literature reference:

  • Studies on fungal products. XVI. New metabolites related to 3-​methylorsellinate from Aspergillus silvaticus. Kawahara, Nobuo; Nozawa, Koohei; Nakajima, Shoichi; Udagawa, Shunichi; Kawai, Kenichi (Fac. Pharm. Sci., Hoshi Univ., Tokyo 142, Japan). Chem. Pharm. Bull., 36(1), 398-400 (English) 1988.

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Date uploaded: 2008-07-07 12:36:59

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