terreic acid

ID 2: 203

Toxin: y

Systematic name:

7-Oxabicyclo[4.1.0]hept-3-ene-2,5-dione, 3-hydroxy-4-methyl-, (1R,6S)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 154.12

Chemical abstract number: 121-40-4

Literature reference:

  • Subramanian, T.; Namasivayam, K. Mohan; Shanmugasundaram, E. R. B. (Biochem. Lab., Univ. Madras, Madras, India). Proc. Indian Acad. Sci., Sect. B, 87B(7), 177-9 (English) 1978.
    Yamamoto H, Moriyama K, Jinnouchi H, Yagishita K. Jpn J Antibiot. 1980 Mar;33(3):320-8.
    Studies on terreic acid.

References URL: 

Aspergillus Species known to produce this metabolite:


mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 75mg/kg (75mg/kg) Japanese Journal of Antibiotics. Vol. 33, Pg. 320, 1980.
Link to PubMed

Structure image:  


Date uploaded: 2005-12-15 00:00:00

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