Arugosin B

Toxin: unknown

Systematic name: Dibenz[b,​e]​oxepin-​11(6H)​-​one, 1,​6,​10-​trihydroxy-​8-​methyl-​4-​(3-​methyl-​2-​buten-​1-​yl)​-​7-​[(3-​methyl-​2-​buten-​1-​yl)​oxy]​-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 424.49

Chemical abstract number: 27405-62-5

Literature reference:

  • Biosynthesis of phenols. XXI. Molecular structure of arugosin, a metabolite of a wild-​type strain of Aspergillus rugulosus. Ballantine, James A.; Francis, D. J.; Hassall, Cedric H.; Wright, J. L. C. Journal of the Chemical Society [Section] C: Organic (1970), (9), 1175-82.
    Studies on fungal products. Part 15. Isolation and structure determination of arugosin E from Aspergillus silvaticus and cycloisoemericellin from Emericella striata. Kawahara, Nobuo; Nozawa, Koohei; Nakajima, Shoichi; Kawai, Kenichi. Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1: Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry (1972-1999) (1988), (4), 907-11.
    Arugosins G and H: prenylated polyketides from the narine-​derived fungus Emericella nidulans var. acristata. Kralj, Ana; Kehraus, Stefan; Krick, Anja; Eguereva, Ekaterina; Kelter, Gerhard; Maurer, Martina; Wortmann, Andreas; Fiebig, Heinz-Herbert; Koenig, Gabriele M. Journal of Natural Products (2006), 69(7), 995-1000.

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