Citraconic anhydride metabolite 1

ID 2: 333

Toxin: n

Systematic name:

2,5-Furandione, 3-methyl-4-(15-oxohexadecyl)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 350.49

Chemical abstract number: 71595-42-1

Literature reference:

  • Secondary mold metabolites. VII. Long-​chain derivatives of citraconic anhydride: new metabolites of Aspergillus wentii Wehmer. Assante, Gemma; Camarda, Lorenzo; Merlini, Lucio; Nasini, Gianluca. Gazzetta Chimica Italiana (1979), 109(3-4), 151-3.
    Mass spectrometry of heterocyclic compounds. XVIII. New secondary metabolites of Aspergillus wentii Wehmer. The positive and negative ion mass spectra produced by electron impact. Selva, A.; Traldi, P.; Camarda, L.; Nasini, G. Biomedical Mass Spectrometry (1980), 7(4), 148-52.

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Structure image:  


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

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