Cryptoechinuline A

ID 2: 485

Toxin: n

Trivial name: 2,​5-​Piperazinedione, 3-​[[2-​(1,​1-​dimethyl-​2-​propenyl)​-​6-​(3-​methyl-​2-​butenyl)​-​1H-​indol-​3-​yl]​methylene]​-​6-​methylene-​, (3Z)​- (9CI); 2,​5-​Piperazinedione, 3-​[[2-​(1,​1-​dimethyl-​2-​propenyl)​-​6-​(3-​methyl-​2-​butenyl)​-​1H-​indol-​3-​yl]​methylene]​-​6-​methylene-​, (Z)​-; Alkaloid E 8, from Aspergillus amstelodami; Cryptoechinulin A; Cryptoechinuline A; Neoechinulin C; Neoechinuline C

Systematic name:

2,​5-​Piperazinedione, 3-​[[2-​(1,​1-​dimethyl-​2-​propen-​1-​yl)​-​6-​(3-​methyl-​2-​buten-​1-​yl)​-​1H-​indol-​3-​yl]​methylene]​-​6-​methylene-​, (3Z)​-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 389.49

Chemical abstract number: 55179-54-9

Chemical type: alkaloid

Literature reference:

  • New metabolites of Aspergillus amstelodami related to the biogenesis of neoechinulin. Dossena, Arnaldo; Marchelli, Rosangela; Pochini, Andrea. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications (1974), (19), 771-2
    Molecular structure of cryptoechinuline A, a new metabolite of Aspergillus amstelodami, isolated during investigations on echinuline biosynthesis. Cardillo, Rosanna; Fuganti, Claudio; Gatti, Giuseppe; Ghiringhelli, Dario; Grasselli, Piero. Tetrahedron Letters (1974), (36), 3163-6

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Date uploaded: 2009-01-15 21:39:46

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