Aspewentin A

Trivial name:

Aspewentin A

Systematic name:

Likely a 1-demethyl-7(or 6)-hydroxy derivative of 1,4,4,13-tetramethyl-13-vinyl-1,2,3,4,11,12,13,14-octahydrophenanthrene.

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 270

Literature reference:

  • Miao FP1, Liang XR, Liu XH, Ji NY. Aspewentins A-C, norditerpenes from a cryptic pathway in an algicolous strain of Aspergillus wentii. J Nat Prod. 2014 Feb 28;77(2):429-32. doi: 10.1021/np401047w. Epub 2014 Feb 5.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

Structure image:  

Aspewentin A

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