brevianamide K

Systematic name:

Pyrrolo[1,​2-​a]​pyrazine-​1,​4-​dione, 3-​[[2-​(1,​1-​dimethyl-​2-​propen-​1-​yl)​-​1H-​indol-​3-​yl]​methylene]​-​2,​3,​6,​7-​tetrahydro-​, (3Z)​-

Molecular formulae: 

C21 H21 N3 O2

Molecular weight: 347.41

Chemical abstract number: 1174538-66-9

Chemical type: indole alkaloid

Literature reference:

  • Brevianamide J, a new indole alkaloid dimer from fungus Aspergillus versicolor. Li G.Y., Yang T., Luo Y.G., Chen X.Z., Fang D.M., Zhang G.L. Org. Lett. 2009;11:3714–3717.

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