ID 2: 188

Toxin: n

Trivial name: 6-​Hydroxy-​4-​methoxy-​5-​methylphthalimidine; Cichorine

Systematic name:

1H-Isoindol-1-one, 2,3-dihydro-6-hydroxy-4-methoxy-5-methyl-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 193.20

Chemical abstract number: 114090-43-6

Literature reference:

  • Studies on fungal products. XVI. New metabolites related to 3-​methylorsellinate from Aspergillus silvaticus. Kawahara, Nobuo; Nozawa, Koohei; Nakajima, Shoichi; Udagawa, Shunichi; Kawai, Kenichi Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1988), 36(1), 398-400.
    Identification and molecular genetic analysis of the cichorine gene cluster in Aspergillus nidulans. Sanchez, James F.; Entwistle, Ruth; Corcoran, David; Oakley, Berl R.; Wang, Clay C. C. MedChemComm (2012), 3(8), 997-1002.

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Structure image:  


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

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