Asterriquinone derivative 1

ID 2: 252

Toxin: n

Systematic name:

1,4-Benzenediol, 2,5-bis[1-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propenyl)-1H-indol-3-yl]-3,6-dimethoxy-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 536.66

Chemical abstract number: 78279-78-4

Literature reference:

  • Metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. VI. Metabolites of the strain IFO 8835. (3)​. The isolation and chemical structures of colorless metabolites. Arai, Kunizo; Shimizu, Sakae; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1981), 29(4), 1005-12

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Date uploaded: 2008-07-07 14:55:34

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