Nigerapyrone C

Trivial name: Nigerapyrone C

Systematic name:

2H-​Pyran-​2-​one, 4-​methoxy-​6-​[(1E,​3E)​-​3-​methyl-​5-​oxo-​1,​3-​hexadien-​1-​yl]​-

Molecular formulae: 

C13 H14 O4


Molecular weight: 234.25

Chemical abstract number: 1318240-74-2

Literature reference:

  • Nigerapyrones A-​H, α-​pyrone derivatives from the marine mangrove-​derived endophytic fungus Aspergillus niger MA-​132. Liu, Dong; Li, Xiao-Ming; Meng, Li; Li, Chun-Shun; Gao, Shu-Shan; Shang, Zhuo; Proksch, Peter; Huang, Cai-Guo; Wang, Bin-Gui. Journal of Natural Products (2011), 74(8), 1787-1791

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