Antimicrobial metabolite 1 (emodin)

ID 2: 274

Toxin: n

Systematic name: 9,10-Anthracenedione, 3,8-dihydroxy-1-methoxy-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 270.24

Chemical abstract number: 89367-83-9

Literature reference:

  • Studies on metabolites produced by Aspergillus terreus var. aureus. I. Chemical structures and antimicrobial activities of metabolites isolated from culture broth. Inamori, Yoshihiko; Kato, Yoshiaki; Kubo, Mayuri; Kamiki, Teruo; Takemoto, Tsunematsu; Nomoto, Kyosuke. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1983), 31(12), 4543-8.

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Date uploaded: 2008-07-07 13:40:36

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