phthalide or chromanol (4)

ID 2: 305

Toxin: n

Systematic name: 1(3H)-Isobenzofuranone, 5-hydroxy-4-(hydroxymethyl)-3,7-dimethoxy-6-methyl-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 254.24

Chemical abstract number: 83440-07-7

Literature reference:

  • Metabolites of microorganisms. XXVII. Cyclopaldic acid and 3-​O-​methylcyclopolic acid, two antibiotically active substances from Aspergillus duricaulis. Achenbach, Hans; Muehlenfeld, Andreas; Weber, Benno; Kohl, Werner; Brillinger, Gert Ulf. Zeitschrift fuer Naturforschung, Teil B: Anorganische Chemie, Organische Chemie (1982), 37B(8), 1091-7.

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

Structure image:  


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

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