Bianthrone and secoanthraquinone secondary metabolite 2

ID 2: 332

Toxin: n

Trivial name: 5-​O-​Methylsulochrin

Systematic name:

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

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 346.33

Chemical abstract number: 77282-69-0

Literature reference:

  • 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.
    Isolation and structures of four new metabolites from Aspergillus wentii. Hamasaki, Takashi; Kimura, Yasuo. Agricultural and Biological Chemistry (1983), 47(1), 163-5.

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

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