ID 2: 642

Toxin: y

Trivial name: Ergoline, 6,​8β-​dimethyl- (8CI); Festuclavine (6CI,​7CI); Indolo[4,​3-​fg]​quinoline, ergoline deriv.; 6,​8β-​Dimethylergoline; D-​6,​8-​Dimethylergoline-​I; ENO1; Festuclavin; NSC 332446

Systematic name:

Ergoline, 6,​8-​dimethyl-​, (8β)​-

Molecular formulae: 

C16 H20 N2

Molecular weight: 240.34

Chemical abstract number: 569-26-6

Literature reference:

  • Isolation of festuclavine and two new clavine alkaloids from Aspergillus fumigatus. Spilsbury, J. F.; Wilkinson, S. Journal of the Chemical Society (1961), 2085-91.
    Isolation of cycloclavine from the culture broth of Aspergillus japonicus SAITO. Furuta, Takaki; Koike, Masami; Abe, Matazo. Agricultural and Biological Chemistry (1982), 46(7), 1921-2.

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Date uploaded: 2010-10-20 11:37:04

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