Butyrolactone II

ID 2: 222

Toxin: n

Systematic name: 2-Furancarboxylic acid, 2,5-dihydro-4-hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-2-[(4-hydroxyphenyl)methyl]-5-oxo-, methyl ester, (2R)-

Molecular formulae: 

C19H16O7

Molecular weight: 356.33

Chemical abstract number: 87414-44-6

Literature reference:

  • Metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus. IX. Biosynthesis of butyrolactone derivatives isolated from strains IFO 8835 and 4100. Nitta, Keiichi; Fujita, Noritaka; Yoshimura, Tadashi; Arai, Kunizo; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Fac. Pharm. Sci., Kanazawa Univ., Kanazawa, Japan. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1983), 31(5), 1528-33.
    preparation, antitumor activity, and formulations of dihydrofuran compounds. Morishima, Hajime; Fujita, Kagari; Nakano, Masato; Atsumi, Shugo; Ookubo, Mitsuru; Kitagawa, Masatoshi; Matsumoto, Hidemi; Okuyama, Akira; Okabe, Takayoshi; Et, Al. Jpn. Kokai Tokkyo Koho (1994), JP 06100445 A 19940412.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

Toxicity:

Antitumour

Structure image:  

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


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