Cryptoechinuline G

ID 2: 182

Toxin: n

Trivial name:

2,​5-​Piperazinedione, 3-​[[2-​(1,​1-​dimethyl-​2-​propenyl)​-​4,​5-​bis(3-​methyl-​2-​butenyl)​-​1H-​indol-​3-​yl]​methylene]​-​6-​methylene-​, (3Z)​- (9CI); 2,​5-​Piperazinedione, 3-​[[2-​(1,​1-​dimethyl-​2-​propenyl)​-​4,​5-​bis(3-​methyl-​2-​butenyl)​-​1H-​indol-​3-​yl]​methylene]​-​6-​methylene-​, (Z)​-; Cryptoechinuline G

Systematic name:

2,5-Piperazinedione, 3-[[2-(1,1-dimethyl-2-propenyl)-4,5-bis(3-methyl-2-butenyl)-1H-indol-3-yl]methylene]-6-methylene-, (3Z)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 457.61

Chemical abstract number: 68836-03-3

Literature reference:

  • Molecular structure of cryptoechinuline G, an isoprenylated dehydrotryptophan metabolite isolated from Aspergillus ruber. Gatti, Giuseppe; Cardillo, Rosanna; Fuganti, Claudio. Tetrahedron Letters (1978), (29), 2605-6.
    Carbon-​13 NMR spectra of echinuline and related compounds. Gatti, Giuseppe; Fuganti, Claudio. Journal of Chemical Research, Synopses (1979), (11), 366-7.
    Isoechinulin-​type Alkaloids, Variecolorins A-​L, from Halotolerant Aspergillus variecolor. Wang, Wen-Liang; Lu, Zhen-Yu; Tao, Hong-Wen; Zhu, Tian-Jiao; Fang, Yu-Chun; Gu, Qian-Qun; Zhu, Wei-Ming. Journal of Natural Products (2007), 70(10), 1558-1564.
    Alkaloid and anthraquinone derivatives produced by the marine-​derived endophytic fungus Eurotium rubrum. Yan, Hui-Jiao; Li, Xiao-Ming; Li, Chun-Shun; Wang, Bin-Gui. Helvetica Chimica Acta (2012), 95(1), 163-168

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

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