Candidusin A

ID 2: 38

Toxin: n

Systematic name: 2,3-Dibenzofurandiol, 7-(4-hydroxyphenyl)-6,9-dimethoxy-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 352.34

Chemical abstract number: 81474-59-1

Literature reference:

  • Candidusin A and B: new p-​terphenyls with cytotoxic effects on sea urchin embryos. Kobayashi, Akio; Takemura, Akira; Koshimizu, Koichi; Nagano, Hiroshi; Kawazu, Kazuyoshi. Agricultural and Biological Chemistry (1982), 46(2), 585-9.
    An amendment of Aspergillus section Candidi based on chemotaxonomical evidence. Rahbaek, Lisa; Frisvad, Jens C.; Christophersen, Carsten. Phytochemistry (2000), 53(5), 581-586.
    Prenylated polyhydroxy-​p-​terphenyls from Aspergillus taichungensis ZHN-​7-​07. Cai, Shengxin; Sun, Shiwei; Zhou, Huinan; Kong, Xianglan; Zhu, Tianjiao; Li, Dehai; Gu, Qianqun. Journal of Natural Products (2011), 74(5), 1106-1110.

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

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