ID 2: 404

Toxin: n

Trivial name:

Aflatoxin B3; Parasiticol

Systematic name:

2H-​Furo[3′,​2′:4,​5]​furo[2,​3-​h]​-​1-​benzopyran-​2-​one, 7a,​10a-​dihydro-​4-​(2-​hydroxyethyl)​-​5-​methoxy-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 302.28

Chemical abstract number: 23315-33-5

Literature reference:

  • Metabolites of Aspergillus flavus. Heathcote, John G.; Dutton, M. F. Tetrahedron (1969), 25(7), 1497-500.
    Parasiticol: new metabolite from Aspergillus parasiticus. Stubblefield, Robert D.; Shotwell, Odette L.; Shannon, Gail M.; Weisleder, David; Rohwedder, William K. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (1970), 18(3), 391-3.
    Carbon-​13 nuclear magnetic resonance studies of fungal metabolites, aflatoxins, and sterigmatocystins. Cox, Richard H.; Cole, Richard J. Journal of Organic Chemistry (1977), 42(1), 112-14.

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Date uploaded: 2008-07-14 09:51:33

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