Emethacin B

ID 2: 225

Toxin: n

Trivial name: 2,​5-​Piperazinedione, 3,​6-​bis(methylthio)​-​3,​6-​bis(phenylmethyl)​-​, (3R-​cis)​-; Emethacin B

Systematic name:

2,5-Piperazinedione, 3,6-bis(methylthio)-3,6-bis(phenylmethyl)-, (3R,6R)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 386.53

Chemical abstract number: 87869-00-9

Literature reference:

  • Structure and synthesis of cis-​3,​6-​dibenzyl-​3,​6-​bis(methylthio)​piperazine-​2,​5-​dione, a new metabolite of Aspergillus terreus. Kirby, Gordon W.; Robins, David J.; Stark, W. Marshall. Journal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications (1983), (15), 812-13.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

Structure image:  


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

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