Bianthrone and secoanthraquinone secondary metabolite 1

ID 2: 329

Toxin: n

Systematic name:

Benzoic acid, 2-(2,6-dihydroxy-4-methylbenzoyl)-3,5-dihydroxy-, methyl ester

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 318.28

Chemical abstract number: 57459-06-0

Literature reference:

  • Natural products from fungi. 26. Secoanthraquinone from emodin. Franck, Burchard; Berger-Lohr, Bernd. Angewandte Chemie (1975), 87(23), 845-6.
    Secondary mold metabolites. IX. Structure of a new bianthrone and of three new secoanthraquinones from Aspergillus wentii Wehmer. Assante, Gemma; Camarda, Lorenzo; Nasini, Gianluca. Gazzetta Chimica Italiana (1980), 110(11-12), 629-31

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

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