ID 2: 224

Toxin: n

Trivial name: Erdin, dihydro- (7CI,​8CI); Dihydroerdin

Systematic name:

Benzoic acid, 2-(3,5-dichloro-2,6-dihydroxy-4-methylbenzoyl)-5-hydroxy-3-methoxy-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 387.17

Chemical abstract number: 11029-16-6

Literature reference:

  • The biochemistry of micro-organisms. LI. The metabolic products of Aspergillus terreus Thom. 2. Two new chlorine-​containing mold metabolic products, geodin and erdin. Raistrick, Harold; Smith, Geo. Biochemical Journal (1936), 30, 1315-22.

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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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