Maltoryzine

ID 2: 509

Toxin: y

Trivial name:

3-Pentenophenone, 2′,3′,6′-trihydroxy- (7CI,8CI); Maltoryzin; Maltoryzine

Systematic name:

3-Penten-1-one, 1-(2,3,6-trihydroxyphenyl)- (9CI)

Molecular formulae: 

C11H12O4

Molecular weight: 208.21

Chemical abstract number: 6826-42-2

Literature reference:

  • Maltoryzine, a new toxic metabolite produced by a strain of Aspergillus oryzae var. microsporus isolated from the poisonous malt sprout. Iizuka, Hiroshi; Iida, Mitsugi. Nature (London, United Kingdom) (1962), 196, 681-2.

References URL: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

Toxicity:

mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 3mg/kg (3mg/kg) EFFECTS: PERIPHERAL NERVE AND SENSATION: FLACCID PARALYSIS WITHOUT ANESTHESIA (USUALLY NEUROMUSCULAR BLOCKAGE)
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 1, Pg. 309, 1963.

Structure image:  

Maltoryzineweb

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


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