Butyrolactone I

ID 2: 233

Toxin: n

Trivial name: Butyrolactone I Olomoucin

Systematic name:

2-Furancarboxylic acid, 2,5-dihydro-4-hydroxy-2-[[4-hydroxy-3-(3-methyl-2-butenyl)phenyl]methyl]-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-5-oxo-, methyl ester, (2R)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 424.44

Chemical abstract number: 87414-49-1

Literature reference:

  • Studies on the metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. III. Metabolites of the strain IFO 8835. (1). Kiriyama, Noriki; Nitta, Keiichi; Sakaguchi, Yoshiaki; Taguchi, Yasuhisa; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1977), 25(10), 2593-601.
    Cancer and cell cycle inhibitor. A specific inhibitor for cdc2 family kinase. Kitagawa, Masatoshi; Nishimura, Susumu. Saishin Igaku (1993), 48(3), 418-24.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:


Cell cycle inhibitor

Structure image:  


Date uploaded: 2008-07-07 15:48:31

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