ID 2: 369

Toxin: y

Systematic name: 5-(2-hydroxyethylidene)-4-(hydroxymethyl)furan-2-one

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 156.136

Chemical abstract number: 32013-85-7

Literature reference:

  • New mycotoxin produced by Aspergillus clavatus. Tanabe, Hiroya; Suzuki, Takashi. Edited by Herzberg, Mendel. Proc. U. S. – Jap. Conf. Toxic Micro-Organisms, 1st (1970), 127-8.
    New mycotoxin produced by Aspergillus clavatus. Suzuki, Takashi; Takeda, Mitsuharu; Tanabe, Hiroya. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1971), 19(9), 1786-8.

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

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