Geodin 2

ID 2: 279

Toxin: n

Trivial name:

Geodin, dihydro- (6CI); m-​Anisic acid, 2-​(3,​5-​dichloro-​4-​methyl-​γ-​resorcyloyl)​-​5-​hydroxy-​, methyl ester (7CI,​8CI); Dihydrogeodin

Systematic name:

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

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 401.19

Chemical abstract number: 2151-16-8

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

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