ID 2: 51

Toxin: n

Trivial name:

1H-​2-​Benzopyran-​7-​carboxylic acid, 3,​4-​dihydro-​6,​8-​dihydroxy-​3,​4,​5-​trimethyl-​1-​oxo-​, (3R-​trans)​-; Citrinone, dihydro-; Dihydrocitrinone

Systematic name:

1H-2-Benzopyran-7-carboxylic acid, 3,4-dihydro-6,8-dihydroxy-3,4,5-trimethyl-1-oxo-, (3R,4S)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 266.25

Chemical abstract number: 65718-85-6

Literature reference:

  • Metabolites of Aspergilli. III. The isolation of citrinin, dihydrocitrinone and sclerin from Aspergillus carneus. Chien, M. M.; Schiff, P. L., Jr.; Slatkin, D. J.; Knapp, J. E. Lloydia (1977), 40(3), 301-2.

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Structure image:  


Date uploaded: 2008-07-07 16:08:30

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