ID 2: 50
Trivial name: 3H-2-Benzopyran-7-carboxylic acid, 4,6-dihydro-8-hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-6-oxo-, (3R-trans)-; Citrinin (6CI); (-)-Citrinin; 4,6-Dihydro-8-hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-6-oxo-3H-2-benzopyran-7-carboxylic acid; NSC 186
3H-2-Benzopyran-7-carboxylic acid, 4,6-dihydro-8-hydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-6-oxo-, (3R,4S)-
Molecular weight: 250.25
Chemical abstract number: 518-75-2
Chemical type: Benzopyran
Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:
Initially isolated as a broad-spectrum antibiotic but it is nephrotoxic and has an LD50 of 67 mg/kg body-weight when given subcutaneously or intraperitoneally in rats and 19 mg/kg body-weight when given intravenously to rabbits.
Date uploaded: 2005-12-13 00:00:00
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