ID 2: 282

Toxin: n

Trivial name:

7H-​Furo[3,​2-​h]​[2]​benzopyran-​3(2H)​-​one, 6,​9-​dihydro-​7-​hydroxy-​7-​methyl-​2-​(1-​methylethylidene)​-​, (R)​-; Pergillin

Systematic name:

7H-Furo[3,2-h][2]benzopyran-3(2H)-one, 6,9-dihydro-7-hydroxy-7-methyl-2-(1-methylethylidene)-, (7R)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 260.29

Chemical abstract number: 74798-20-2

Literature reference:

  • Pergillin: a nontoxic fungal metabolite with moderate plant growth inhibiting properties from Aspergillus ustus. Cutler, Horace G.; Crumley, Farrist G.; Springer, James P.; Cox, Richard H.; Cole, Richard J.; Dorner, Joe W.; Thean, James E. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry (1980), 28(5), 989-91.

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Structure image:  


Date uploaded: 2008-07-14 09:47:52

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