Phthalide or chromanol (6)

ID 2: 308

Toxin: n

Systematic name:

3H-Furo[3,4-f][1]benzopyran-3-one, 1,7,8,9-tetrahydro-1,9-dihydroxy-4-methoxy-5-methyl-8-(1-methylethenyl)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 306.31

Chemical abstract number: 85163-39-9

Literature reference:

  • Highly substituted chromanols from cultures of Aspergillus duricaulis. Achenbach, Hans; Muehlenfeld, Andreas; Weber, Benno; Brillinger, G. U. Tetrahedron Letters (1982), 23(45), 4659-60.

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

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