ID 2: 331

Toxin: n

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

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 332.30

Chemical abstract number: 77282-68-9

Literature reference:

  • Secondary mold metabolites. IX. Structure of a new bianthrone and of three new secoanthraquinones from Aspergillus wentii Wehmer. Assante, Gemma; Camarda, Lorenzo; Nasini, Gianluca. Gazzetta Chimica Italiana (1980), 110(11-12), 629-31.
    Isolation and structures of four new metabolites from Aspergillus wentii. Hamasaki, Takashi; Kimura, Yasuo. Agricultural and Biological Chemistry (1983), 47(1), 163-5.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:


Antitumour, anti-inflammatory

Structure image:  


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

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