Fumonisin B2

ID 2: 624

Toxin: y

Trivial name:

1,​2,​3-​Propanetricarboxylic acid, 1,​1′-​[1-​(12-​amino-​9,​11-​dihydroxy-​2-​methyltridecyl)​-​2-​(1-​methylpentyl)​-​1,​2-​ethanediyl] ester, [2S-​[1[1R*(S*)​,​2S*(S*)​,​2(S*)​]​,​2R*,​9S*,​11R*,​12R*]​]​-; Fumonisin B2

Systematic name:

(2R)-2-[2-[(5R,6R,7S,9S,16R,18S,19S)-19-amino-6-[(3R)-3-carboxy-5-hydroxy-5-oxopentanoyl]oxy-16,18-dihydroxy-5,9-dimethylicosan-7-yl]oxy-2-oxoethyl]butanedioic acid
UPAC: 2-[2-[19-amino-6-(3-carboxy-5-hydroxy-5-oxopentanoyl)oxy-16,18-dihydroxy-5,9-dimeth

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 705.83

Chemical abstract number: 116355-84-1

Literature reference:

  • Fumonisin B2 production by Aspergillus niger. Frisvad Jens C; Smedsgaard Jorn; Samson Robert A; Larsen Thomas O; Thrane Ulf. Journal of agricultural and food chemistry (2007), 55(23), 9727-32.

References URL: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:


carcinogenic, Highly Toxic (USA) Very Toxic (EU)

Structure image:  


Date uploaded: 2008-07-07 16:30:55

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