Astepyrone metabolite 2

ID 2: 267

Toxin: n

Systematic name: 6H-Furo[2,3-b]pyran-6-one, 2,3,3a,7a-tetrahydro-2-hydroxy-4-methoxy-3-methyl

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 200.19

Chemical abstract number: 86925-92-0

Literature reference:

  • Hassan, M. M.; Elshafei, A. M.; Elzainy, T. A. (Lab. Microb. Chem., Natl. Res. Cent., Cairo, Egypt). Egypt. J. Bot., Volume Date 1980, 23(2), 123-6 (English) 1982.
    Metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. VIII. Astepyrone: a novel metabolite of the strain IFO 4100. Arai, Kunizo; Yoshimura, Tadashi; Itatani, Yoshitaka; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1983), 31(3), 925-33.

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

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