ID 2: 201

Toxin: y

Systematic name:

2-Cyclopenten-1-one, 4,5-dihydroxy-3-propenyl-
2-Cyclopenten-1-one, 4,5-dihydroxy-3-(1-propenyl)-

Molecular formulae: 


Molecular weight: 154.163

Chemical abstract number: 582-46-7

Literature reference:

  • Kiriyama, Noriki; Nitta, Keiichi; Sakaguchi, Yoshiaki; Taguchi, Yasuhisa; Yamamoto, Yuzuru (Fac. Pharm. Sci., Kanazawa Univ., Kanazawa, Japan). Chem. Pharm. Bull., 25(10), 2593-601 (English) 1977.
    Frisvad JC, Samson RA. Syst Appl Microbiol. 2004 Nov;27(6):672-80.
    Emericella venezuelensis, a new species with stellate ascospores producing sterigmatocystin and aflatoxin B1.
    Park SH, Kim DS, Kim WG, Ryoo IJ, Lee DH, Huh CH, Youn SW, Yoo ID, Park KC. Terrein: a new melanogenesis inhibitor and its mechanism. Cell Mol Life Sci. 2004 Nov;61(22):2878-85.

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

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