Butyrolactone III

ID 2: 235

Toxin: n

Systematic name:

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

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 440.44

Chemical abstract number: 87414-45-7

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. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1983), 31(5), 1528-33.
    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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