Butyrolactone III 1,2-dichloroethane

ID 2: 259

Toxin: n

Systematic name:

2-Furancarboxylic acid, 2-[[(2R)-2,3-dihydro-2-(1-hydroxy-1-methylethyl)-5-benzofuranyl]methyl]-2,5-dihydro-4-hydroxy-3-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-5-oxo-, methyl ester, (2R)-, compd. with 1,2-dichloroethane (1:1)

Molecular formulae: 


Chemical abstract number: 271587-59-8

Literature reference:

  • Butyrolactones from Aspergillus terreus. Rao, K. V.; Sadhukhan, A. K.; Veerender, M.; Ravikumar, V.; Mohan, E. V. S.; Dhanvantri, S. D.; Sitaramkumar, M.; Babu, J. Moses; Vyas, K.; Reddy, G. Om. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (2000), 48(4), 559-562.

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

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