Rubrofusarin B (TMD 256A2)

Trivial name:

Rubrofusarin B (TMD 256A2)

Systematic name:

4H-​Naphtho[2,​3-​b]​pyran-​4-​one, 5-​hydroxy-​6,​8-​dimethoxy-​2-​methyl-

Molecular formulae: 

C16 H14 O5

Molecular weight: 286.28

Chemical abstract number: 17276-15-2

Literature reference:

  • Tanaka H, Wang P, Yamada O and Tamura T. (1966) Yellow Pigments of Aspergillus niger and Asp. awamori. Part I. Isolation of Aurasperone A and Related Pigments. Agr. Biol. Chem., 30(2), pp. 107-113.

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:

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