Leporizine C

Toxin: n

Trivial name: Leporizine C

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 589.68

Chemical abstract number: 1456777-04-0

Literature reference:

  • Leporizines A-​C: epithiodiketopiperazines isolated from an Aspergillus species. Reategui, Ricardo; Rhea, Joshua; Adolphson, Janet; Waikins, Kathryn; Newell, Ryan; Rabenstein, John; Mocek, Ulla; Luche, Michele; Carr, Grant. Journal of Natural Products (2013), 76(9), 1523-1527.

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:


Leporizine C was not cytotoxic to cells and did not elicit a response in the CFTR assays.

Structure image:  


Date uploaded: 2013-10-09

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