ID 2: 257

Toxin: n

Systematic name:

Iron, tris[1-(hydroxy-kO)-5-methoxy-6-methyl-3-[[7-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-1H-indol-3-yl]methyl]-2(1H)-pyrazinonato-kO2]-

Molecular formulae: 


Chemical abstract number: 75310-10-0

Literature reference:

  • Metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. VII. Astechrome: an iron-​containing metabolite of the strain IFO 6123. Arai, Kunizo; Sato, Shingo; Shimizu, Sakae; Nitta, Keiichi; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1981), 29(6), 1510-17.
    A Nonribosomal Peptide Synthetase-​Derived Iron(III) Complex from the Pathogenic Fungus Aspergillus fumigatus. Yin, Wen-Bing; Baccile, Joshua A.; Bok, Jin Woo; Chen, Yiming; Keller, Nancy P.; Schroeder, Frank C. Journal of the American Chemical Society (2013), 135(6), 2064-2067.

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Date uploaded: 2008-07-07 14:23:28

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