Phthioic acid

ID 2: 543

Toxin: y

Systematic name: Tricosanoic acid, 3,​13,​19-​trimethyl-

Molecular formulae: 

C26 H52 O2

Molecular weight: 395.6

Chemical abstract number: 691395-92-3

Chemical type: Fatty Acid

Literature reference:

  • Nagai T, Kimura S, Iwata K. [Isolation of phthioic acid of Aspergillus fumigatus and its biological activities]. Nippon Saikingaku Zasshi. 1975 Jan;30(1):177.
    Birch M, Drucker DB, Boote V, Denning DW. Prevalence of phthioic acid in Aspergillus species. J Med Vet Mycol. 1997 Mar-Apr;35(2):143-5.

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

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

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