Austdiol

ID 2: 464

Toxin: y

Trivial name: NSC 159632

Systematic name:

(7R,8S)-7,8-Dihydro-7,8-dihydroxy-3,7-dimethyl-6-oxo-6H-2-benzopyran-5-carbaldehyde

Molecular formulae: 

C12H12O5

Molecular weight: 236.22

Chemical abstract number: 53043-28-0

Literature reference:

  • Constitution and absolute configuration of austdiol, the main toxic metabolite from Aspergillus ustus. Vleggaar, Robert; Steyn, Pieter S.; Nagel, Dietmar W. Journal of the Chemical Society, Perkin Transactions 1: Organic and Bio-Organic Chemistry (1972-1999) (1974), (1), 45-9.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

Toxicity:

Causes gastrointestinal upset in experimental animals and reported to be acutely toxic to day-old chickens.

Structure image:  

Austdiolweb

Date uploaded: 2005-12-11 00:00:00


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