Malformin C

ID 2: 366

Toxin: y

Trivial name: 15,​16-​Dithia-​2,​5,​8,​11,​19-​pentaazabicyclo[11.4​.2]​nonadecane, cyclic peptide deriv.; Malformin B1b; Malformin C

Systematic name:

2-[2-[2-[2-(2-aminopropanoylamino)-3-sulfanylidene-propanoyl]amino-3-methyl-butanoyl]amino-4-methyl-pent-4-enoyl]amino-4-methyl-pentanethioic acid

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 529.72

Chemical abstract number: 59926-78-2

Literature reference:

  • Malformin C, a new metabolite of Aspergillus niger. Anderegg, Robert J.; Biemann, Klaus; Buechi, George; Cushman, Mark. Journal of the American Chemical Society (1976), 98(11), 3365-70

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Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:


mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 900ug/kg (0.9mg/kg) “CRC Handbook of Antibiotic Compounds,” Vols.1- , Berdy, J., Boca Raton, FL, CRC Press, 1980Vol. 4(1), Pg. 309, 1980.

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Date uploaded: 2005-12-14 00:00:00

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