Asperfuranone

ID 2: 637

Toxin: n

Systematic name: 4(5H)​-​Isobenzofuranone, 1-​[(2E,​4E,​6S)​-​4,​6-​dimethyl-​1-​oxo-​2,​4-​octadien-​1-​yl]​-​6,​7-​dihydro-​5,​6-​dihydroxy-​5-​methyl-​, (5S,​6R)​-

Molecular formulae: 

C19H24O5

Molecular weight: 333.1702

Chemical abstract number: 1119516-81-2

Literature reference:

  • A Gene Cluster Containing Two Fungal Polyketide Synthases Encodes the Biosynthetic Pathway for a Polyketide, Asperfuranone, in Aspergillus nidulans. Chiang YM, Szewczyk E, Davidson AD, Keller N, Oakley BR, Wang C. J Am Chem Soc. 2009;131(8):2965-2970

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

Structure image:  

asperfuranone

Date uploaded: 2010-03-12 15:11:46


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