ID 2: 540

Toxin: n

Trivial name: Anthraquinone, 1,​4,​5-​trihydroxy-​7-​methoxy-​2-​methyl- (7CI,​8CI); 1,​4,​5-​Trihydroxy-​7-​methoxy-​2-​methylanthraquinone; Erythroglaucin; Erythroglaucine

Systematic name:

9,​10-​Anthracenedione, 1,​4,​5-​trihydroxy-​7-​methoxy-​2-​methyl-

Molecular formulae: 



Molecular weight: 300.26

Chemical abstract number: 476-57-3

Chemical type: Anthraquinone

Literature reference:

  • The biochemistry of micro-organisms. LXII. The crystalline coloring matters of species in the Aspergillus glaucus series. 2. Ashley, Julius N.; Raistrick, Harold; Richards, Taliesin. Biochemical Journal (1939), 33, 1291-1303.
    Growth and pigmentation of Aspergillus umbrosus. Carbone, Louis J.; Johnson, G. T. Mycologia (1964), 56, 185-95
    Asperinines A and B, dimeric tetrahydroanthracene derivatives from Aspergillus ruber. Arai, Kunizo; Aoki, Yasuji; Yamamoto, Yuzuru. Chemical & Pharmaceutical Bulletin (1989), 37(3), 621-5.
    Bachmann M, Blaser P, Luthy J, Schlatter C. J Environ Pathol Toxicol Oncol. 1992 Mar-Apr;11(2):49-52. Toxicity and mutagenicity of anthraquinones from Aspergillus chevalieri.
    Two new cytotoxic quinone type compounds from the halotolerant fungus Aspergillus variecolor. Wang, Wenliang; Zhu, Tianjiao; Tao, Hongwen; Lu, Zhenyu; Fang, Yuchun; Gu, Qianqun; Zhu, Weiming. Journal of Antibiotics (2007), 60(10), 603-607.
    Study on the secondary metabolites of sponge-​associated fungus, Aspergillus sp BH4. Fang, Yuchun; Jiang, Renji; Zhu, Tianjiao; Zhang, Min; Zhu, Weiming; Gu, Qianqun. Zhongguo Haiyang Daxue Xuebao, Ziran Kexueban (2006), 36(4), 627-630

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

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