Sterigmatocystin

Toxin: Y

Trivial name:

Sterigmatocystin

Systematic name:

7H-​Furo[3′,​2′:4,​5]​furo[2,​3-​c]​xanthen-​7-​one, 3a,​12c-​dihydro-​8-​hydroxy-​6-​methoxy-​, (3aR,​12cS)​-

Molecular formulae: 

C18 H12 O6

Molecular weight: 324.28

Chemical abstract number: 10048-13-2

Literature reference:

  • Ito K, Yamane A, Kamasaki T and Hatsuda Y. (1976) An Assay of Sterigmatocystin and Related Metabolites of Aspergillus versicolor by High Speed Liquid Chromatography. Agr. Biol. Chem., 40(10), pp. 2099-2100.

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